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Newark and Sherwood (District Authority)
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SK 80567 43213



8/47 Staunton Hall and service wing

G.V. II*

Country, house. C16, late CIB probably by J. Carr of York, C19. Coursed rubble, ashlar, brick, some rendering. Hipped slate roof, with gable with bellcote to the east. B irregularly dispersed stacks, that above the centre west bay is star shaped with 8 points. The north front has, off centre east, a projecting 2 storey coped and gabled porch. The central tudor arched doorway has a door with blind panels decorated with 4 quatrefoils to the base and 3 arched lights above. Over is a hood mould with label stops and above, supported by 5 corbels, is an ashlar plaque carved with the Staunton coat of arms and dated 1573, having decorated surround and slightly projecting hood. On the let floor is a stone transom and mullion casement with 3 arched lights, lead panes, hood mould and label stops. The west wall of this bay has a blocked opening. The bay to the east has single stone transom and mullion casements on each floor, each with 5 arched lights, lead panes, hood mould and label stops. The bay west of the porch has on the ground floor west a stone transom and mullion casement, with 5 arched lights, lead panes, hood mould and label stops. Above are 2 similar casements, that to the east having 3 lights only. The ground floor window has stained glass in the top half of the central 3 lights. Between the 2 floors, in the centre, is an ashlar plaque resting on the remnants of a string course, with a carved coat of arms and dated 1554. The 2 outer bays are both ciB canted brick with 3 glazing bar sashes to each floor. To the east are early C19 coursed rubble extensions. The let with hipped slate roof and rendered stack to the rear with. 3 pots. 1½ storeys. Ground floor arched entrance with 2 wooden mullion casements to the west with 4 and 3 lights with blank arches over. Above 4 wooden mullion casements with lead panes and 3 arched lights to those on the west, with a single 2-arched light window to the east. All under flat heads. Between ground and flat floor are 2 + wall plates. The attached extension to the east has a hipped slate roof with gable to the west, with single gable stack. 1½ storeys, but slightly lower than the former extension. There are 2 casements to each floor. All are stone transoms with 3 lights and follow the same pattern as those to the west, however the panes are lozenge shaped. There are 6 round tie plates. The extension is continued to a coursed rubble wall with brick coping and ciB ashlar orb on ashlar base at its east end. The south front, probably by John Carr of York, is coursed rubble and brick with a few ashlar dressings. Set on an ashlar plinth. 2 storeys, 10 bays. The off centre canted 3 bay projection has a central doorway, 4 steps up, with moulded ashlar surround and moulded brackets supporting a slightly projecting hood. The ½ glazed door has a 6 pane overlight. Flanked by single glazing bar sashes with 2 bays to the east and single bay to the west, with outer projecting double bays. All have glazing bar sashes. Those to the 3rd and 4th bays in from the west are under segmental arches and have ashlar surrounds and keystones. Above 10 similar sashes. The eastern projecting double bay has to its west side between ground and let floor a blocked opening with ashlar surround, there are a few ashlar quoins to the bay east of the western projecting double bay. To the east is a single storey red brick extension with hipped slate roof and single brick ridge stack. There are 3 glazing bar sashes.

Listing NGR: SK8056743213


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

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