Listed Building: HOPTON HALL (1111826)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 74, 6, 95
Date assigned Tuesday, October 11, 1983
Date last amended


Country house. C16, refashioned in early and late C18. Various early C20 alterations and additions. Mostly red brick with gritstone dressings. Gritstone rubble wing to north. Graduated slate roof with stone coped gables and parapets. Various brick stacks, some rendered. North entrance facade - 3 storeys, 7 bay front. 3 window wide central advanced bay. Glazing bar sashes to ground and first floors. Similar but smaller sashes to eaves. Central panelled door with pilastered surround and decorated fanlight. Three C1914 stone additions, forming E-plan. Central embattled porch with four centred arch. To west 3 storey tower with mullioned windows and stone slate elongated pyramidal roof withelaboratemetalfinial, to east similar 2 storey tower. Further west than tower, a north range has doorway with heavily rusticated surround with cartouches above. Dated lintel of 1707. Also various -irregularly placed C19 casement windows. South garden elevation - central advanced stone bay, 2 storeys, 4 windows wide crowned by brick segmental pediment. 4 full length plain sashes to ground floor, above another four plain sashes. This represents the earlier part of the house, later refashioned. To either side recessed gabled brick bays, 2 storeys plus attics. That to west having venetion door with venetion window above, diocletion window in gable with stone cornice below. Eastern bay similar but venetion door replaced by full length plain sash. To extreme west a 2 bay gabled, rendered early C20 addition, with mullioned and transomed windows below and mullioned windows above. To extreme east a single storey C19 addition. East elevation has remains of C16 mullioned window and large external stack. Interior - early C19 copy of Elizabethan plasterwork ceiling to sitting room. Hall and stairs early C20 except for C16 stone fireplace with strapwork designs to lintel and inserted C16 panelling above with reticulated decoration. Most rooms Georganised. Several finely carved wooden C18 fireplaces with marble surrounds. Listing NGR: SK2558353225

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Grid reference SK 25583 53225 (point)
Map sheet SK25SE

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Jun 6 2008 3:05PM

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