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Hildersham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hildersham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1119 / 52°6'42"N

Longitude: 0.2516 / 0°15'5"E

OS Eastings: 554279

OS Northings: 248339

OS Grid: TL542483

Mapcode National: GBR M9Y.JG5

Mapcode Global: VHHKR.95WW

Entry Name: Hildersham Hall

Listing Date: 17 March 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51873

Location: Hildersham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Hildersham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Hildersham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 5448 HILDERSHAM HIGH STREET
(North-West Side)

12/60 Hildersham Hall
17. 3.78
II*


Country house. c.1807 by E Lapidge (1793-1860) for T Fasset, including C17
and C18 ranges of a former farmhouse in the rear wing. Timber-framed,
stuccoed brick and C19 red brick. Low pitched hipped slated roofs. Two
storeys and attics, rectangular plan of five and three 'bays' with north-east
rear wing. Main, west facing elevation, symmetrical, with five unequal
'bays', three central 'bays' slightly project with a portico and balcony
above. Portico raised on limestone steps with panelled corner piers and
unfluted Ionic columns. Three French casements with slender horizontal
glazing bars, shaped to segmental heads of moulded architraves. Two recessed
twelve-paned hung sash windows with flat arches in 'bays' on each side, five
similar but smaller first floor windows. Moulded band between floors and
below eaves cornice; boarded eaves. Two symmetrical stacks, and rear
stacks. Main entrance in south elevation with a flat roofed porch, corner
piers and pilasters on the inner face of the opening. Double doors similar
in detail to west facade but glazed and panelled. Two storey C19 canted bay
window to right hand. Interior: Original plan complete. Openings in
staircase hall and vestibule reflected and balanced in segmental blind arches
on opposing walls; fine canted, geometric staircase lit by an oval glass
lantern, panelled dining room, moulded ceiling borders and friezes, pine
chimney piece with laurel leaf swag. Thomas Fasset laid out the park with an
ornamental lake c.1810. The house was possibly built on the site of Nether
Hall manor house, one of two manors in Hildersham.

VCH Vol VI p 60, 63
Colvin English Architects p 356
Pevsner. Building of England p 407


Listing NGR: TL5427948339

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