GESTINGTHORPE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307107
Date first listed:
07-Aug-1952
Statutory Address:
GESTINGTHORPE HALL, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GESTINGTHORPE HALL, THE STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Gestingthorpe
National Grid Reference:
TL 81038 38652

Details

TL 83 NW GESTINGTHORPE THE STREET (WEST SIDE) 2/54 Gestingthorpe Hall 7.8.52

GV II*

House. C17 or earlier with later additions and alterations including early C18 red brick facing. Circa 1890 and 1910 rear extensions. Red brick faced. Red tiled roofs left and right. 2 storeys and attics. 3 storeyed pedimented central bay breaks forward. 2:3:2 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes, with aprons to first floor. Parapet and 3 stone bands. Pilaster strips to left and right bays. Stone coping and ball finials to raised parapet with moulded pediment breaking through. Circular cross transom window with keystones. Central stone achievement to third floor. Central 6 panel door. Ionic doorcase with dentilled soffits to pediment and reveal panels. Rear wings. Full height central hall with a 2 storeyed screen of 2 Tuscan lower and 2 plain upper columns. Very fine central staircase at rear of screen of double twisted balusters and wreathed handrail. Balusters to screen first floor. Contemporary panelled doors, reveal panels, dados, panelling wainscots etc. Central chandelier. Mouldings to ceiling. Drawing room circa 1740 with fine stucco ceiling, ornate fireplace and pedimented door surrounds. Rocaille and Naturalistic flower decoration. Other rooms with early C17 panelling. A fine carved overmantel and other details. The home of Captain Oates of the Scott Antarctic Expendition 1910. Manor of Gestingthorpe. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL8103838652

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
114292
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.

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