LITTLE PAXTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1162401

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: LITTLE PAXTON HALL, GREAT NORTH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LITTLE PAXTON HALL, GREAT NORTH ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire (District Authority)

Parish: Little Paxton

National Grid Reference: TL 18727 62898

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LITTLE PAXTON THE GROVE TL 16 SE 3/13 PAXTON HALL 24.10.51 GV II*

Mid C17 house with two cross-wings to North and South with c.1738 insertion between the wings of five bays. Later C19 additions to South. Red brick, and rendered brick with limestone dressings. Plain tile roofs; parapet gables to East of cross-wings and hipped to West. Side stacks rebuilt in red brick. Two storeys with attics. West facing C18 facade; nine bays with cross-wings slightly projecting. Plastered, panelled parapet, with moulded stone cornice with dentil enrichment. Seven gabled dormer windows with alternate segmental and triangular pediments. C19 hung sash windows with glazing bars in recessed, moulded stone architraves with stone sills at both floor levels. Central replacement panelled door in stone architrave with dentils and broken triangular pediment supported on scroll brackets. Stone plinth. Two rainwater heads dated 1738. Interior has some original C18 moulded ceiling cornices and plastered panels; exposed timber-frame partition wall, newel post to original C17 dog-leg stair, C17 side purlin roofs, with later C18 roof extension to West facade. R.C.H.M. (Hunts.), p203

Listing NGR: TL1872762898

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 54370

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 203

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