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Orlingbury Hall and Attached Wall and Outbuildings to North East

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orlingbury, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3409 / 52°20'27"N

Longitude: -0.7374 / 0°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 486118

OS Northings: 272174

OS Grid: SP861721

Mapcode National: GBR CWN.6D5

Mapcode Global: VHDRP.5FK9

Entry Name: Orlingbury Hall and Attached Wall and Outbuildings to North East

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Last Amended: 13 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233567

Location: Orlingbury, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Civil Parish: Orlingbury

Built-Up Area: Orlingbury

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Orlingbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


(South side)
Orlingbury Hall and attached
wall and outbuildings to NE

(Formerly listed as Orlingbury Hall)


Country House. C16 origins mainly c.1700 for Richard Young. Lias and limestone
ashlar with Collyweston slate roofs. Double-depth plan, 2 storeys with attic.
Entrance front of 9-window range arranged 3:3:3 with 4 large pilasters between
each with entablature with triglyph frieze. Central moulded stone-arch head
doorcase with flight of steps has pilasters and pediment over. Sash windows with
glazing bars have plain stone architraves. Plinth with four 2-light stone
mullion windows. String course between floors. Rusticated quoins at corners.
Ashlar gable parapets and 4 roof dormers with pediments. 2 lateral ashlar stacks
rise above centre pilasters and ashlar stacks at ends. Late C18 2-window range
to left is later with arch head Gothic window at ground floor and sashes at
first floor; plain parapet. Elevation to right has 2-storey canted bay. Garden
front to rear of entrance front C19 has central 2-storey canted bay. Late C18
wall and outbuildings attached to left of main front. Interior: entrance hall
has Adam-style fireplace. Staircase may have some C18 balusters reset.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire p.361; Squires Homes and other Old
Buildings of Northamptonshire: J.A. Gotch p.22).

Listing NGR: SP8611872174

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