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Latitude: 51.8922 / 51°53'32"N
Longitude: -1.0099 / 1°0'35"W
OS Eastings: 468229
OS Northings: 221982
OS Grid: SP682219
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z1.9H0
Mapcode Global: VHDTN.FPYS
Entry Name: Grendon Hall
Listing Date: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42459
Location: Grendon Underwood, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Grendon Underwood
Built-Up Area: Edgcott
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Grendon Underwood
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 62 SE GRENDON UNDERWOOD EDGCOTT ROAD
1/78 Grendon Hall
Former house, now offices for Springhill Prison. Dated 1882 on
beam in chapel. By Rev. Randolphe Pigott for his brother Sir Digby
Pigott. Red brick with painted stone quoins, bonded window surrounds
and copings, and moulded brick eaves. Tiled roofs, brick chimneys.
Jacobethan E-plan building with shallow projecting outer bays and porch.
Outer bays have shaped gables and 2-storey canted bay windows with
painted stone mullions and transoms, embattled ornament to parapets,
and diaper panels between storeys. 3-light attic windows with
hoodmoulds and shields above. Intermediate bays each have 2 cross
windows to each storey and 2-light attic dormers with stone crosses
in ogee gables, Central porch has 3-light transomed window with
hoodmould to first floor, 2-light attic window, and door in 4-centred
stone arch with hoodmould. Stone shields above door and in shaped
gable of porch. Chapel to rear of left wing has battlemented
porch with 2-centred arch. Interior: ribbed plaster ceilings;
fireplaces with 4-centred stone arches, that to dining room with wooden
Gothic surround; ground floor doors in Renaissance style with carved
ornament; first floor doors in moulded architraves with panelled and
fluted friezes and dentil cornices; fine C17 staircase, re-sited,
with turned balusters, moulded handrail and urn finials. Altered
chapel has open truss roof, inserted floor, and coffin hatch with re-used
C16 wooden surround.
Listing NGR: SP6822921982
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