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The Hall (Number 1, Town's Lane)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eaton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8298 / 52°49'47"N

Longitude: -0.8448 / 0°50'41"W

OS Eastings: 477928

OS Northings: 326430

OS Grid: SK779264

Mapcode National: GBR BN5.P6L

Mapcode Global: WHFJV.040G

Entry Name: The Hall (Number 1, Town's Lane)

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Last Amended: 26 February 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190161

Location: Eaton, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Eaton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Goadby Marwood St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(west side)
33/381 Goadby Marwood
14.7.53 The Hall


The address shall be amended to read

(west side)
33/381 Goadby Marwood
14.7.53 The Hall (No 1, Town's



(West side)
Goadby Marwood
33/381 The Hall


Country House. C17 house remodelled mid C18 (rainwater heads dated 1750)
possibly by Francis Smith of Warwick. Coursed ironstone. Visible roofs of
Collyweston stone slate. South front is C18 addition. Palladian. 9 bays
in 2½ storeys, the centre 5 recessed. Of these the centre 3 are under open
pediment within the attic storey carried on engaged Roman Doric columns
with block entablatures. Central projecting pedimented porch on 2 Roman
Doric columns. Fenestration of sashes with glazing bars with plastered
surrounds. 2 projecting end blocks of 2 bays each form modest pavilions,
also with sashes with glazing bars and plastered surrounds. Over second
storey a moulded cornice links pavilions via main recessed centre.
Parapets conceal roof. Limestone stacks rise asymmetrically. Rear, north,
side of 3 storeys in 7 bays. Panelled door set in sixth bay from left
under hipped porch on brackets. Fenestration of sashes with glazing bars,
mostly renewed early C19. In centre bay and raised up is a Venetian
staircase window with Ionic detailing. Deep timber eaves cornice below
gabled roof. 4 limestone ridge stacks, the outer 2 at gable ends. Large
2-storey service range attached to west side: ironstone with Collyweston
slate roofs, late C19 sashes with glazing bars and square ironstone stacks
at intervals. Interior. In south side is central 2 storey saloon entered
from hall to north via shouldered doorway below segmental pediment. Under
pediment is a coffered arch. Doors to east and west of saloon also
shouldered. Windows have scrolled bracket architraves supporting
pediments. Giant ionic pilasters rise to moulded cornice running in front
of upper windows. Plaster ceiling with restrained pattern of decorated
ovals. Dining room with large-framed Cl8 panelling, sitting room with
earlier C18 small-framed panelling. Room to east of staircase retains C17
small-framed, masons' mitre panelling. Closed string staircase with carved
tread ends. Turned balusters to lower flight, plain balusters to upper

Listing NGR: SK7792826430

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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