Hundhill Hall

HUNDHILL HALL List Entry Summary

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

Name: HUNDHILL HALL List entry Number: 1135472


Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

ACKMORTH HUNDHILL LANE SE41NE (east side) 3/6 Hundhill Hall 25.3.1968 – II

Country house. Late C18 or early C19; slightly altered. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roofs on 2 levels. U-plan formed by double-depth main range with receding wings. Symmetrical composition with 3-storey 5-bay centre and slightly set-back 2-storey 2-bay wings; band between ground floor windows, and 1st floor sill-band; central doorway with glazed and panelled double doors, moulded architrave, and cornice on consoles; tall 8-pane sashes at ground floor, 6-pane sashes at 1st floor, and low 6-pane sashes at 2nd floor, scrolled iron gutter brackets; hipped roof with 3 multiple-flue chimney stacks behind the ridge. Flanking side wings have matching fenestration and hipped roofs, that on the right with an inserted skylight; attached to side wall of left wing is a low service wing (which is of less interest); return wall of right wing has a tall canted bay window at ground floor, and to the rear of this 3 windows at ground floor like those at the front, and three 12-pane sashes above. Interior: C17-style muntin-and-rail panelling in both front rooms, and in rear room of right wing; ex situ overmantel in front left room, inscribed “CP 1616”; fine open-string staircase with 2 balusters per tread and wreathed curtail; former kitchen in rear room of left wing (now boiler house) has remains of former open fireplace with spit-rack (etc).

National Grid Reference: SE 45813 18730

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