GRENDON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158513
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
GRENDON HALL, EDGCOTT ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRENDON HALL, EDGCOTT ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)
Parish:
Grendon Underwood
National Grid Reference:
SP 68229 21982

Details

SP 62 SE GRENDON UNDERWOOD EDGCOTT ROAD

1/78 Grendon Hall

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- II

Former house, now offices for Springhill Prison. Dated 1882 on beam in chapel. By Rev. Randolphe Pigott for his brother Sir Digby Pigott. Red brick with painted stone quoins, bonded window surrounds and copings, and moulded brick eaves. Tiled roofs, brick chimneys. Jacobethan E-plan building with shallow projecting outer bays and porch. Outer bays have shaped gables and 2-storey canted bay windows with painted stone mullions and transoms, embattled ornament to parapets, and diaper panels between storeys. 3-light attic windows with hoodmoulds and shields above. Intermediate bays each have 2 cross windows to each storey and 2-light attic dormers with stone crosses in ogee gables, Central porch has 3-light transomed window with hoodmould to first floor, 2-light attic window, and door in 4-centred stone arch with hoodmould. Stone shields above door and in shaped gable of porch. Chapel to rear of left wing has battlemented porch with 2-centred arch. Interior: ribbed plaster ceilings; fireplaces with 4-centred stone arches, that to dining room with wooden Gothic surround; ground floor doors in Renaissance style with carved ornament; first floor doors in moulded architraves with panelled and fluted friezes and dentil cornices; fine C17 staircase, re-sited, with turned balusters, moulded handrail and urn finials. Altered chapel has open truss roof, inserted floor, and coffin hatch with re-used C16 wooden surround.

Listing NGR: SP6822921982

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
42459
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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