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Acton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamfallow, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7178 / 51°43'4"N

Longitude: -2.4406 / 2°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 369660

OS Northings: 202214

OS Grid: SO696022

Mapcode National: GBR JY.2SYJ

Mapcode Global: VH87K.N24Y

Entry Name: Acton Hall

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415129

Location: Hamfallow, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL13

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Hamfallow

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sharpness St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 60 SE HAMFALLOW HALMORE

1/232 Acton Hall

21.10.52


II


Detached country house. Mid C18, extended in C19. Brick on stone
plinth with freestone dressings, hipped slate roof, brick ridge and
end stacks. Single front range with 2 flush gables to rear and
central projecting lean-to housing stairwell and additional brick
wings of C19 to each side at rear. 3 storeys and attic. 5
windows, 1/3/1 12-pane sashes with splayed brick voussoirs with
central 3 breaking forward slightly below stone-moulded pediment
with oval radial oculus in tympanum. Central first floor window
in Venetian style with heavy stone entablature over Doric pilasters
flanking the side lights and moulded stone round-headed central
light with interlocking tracery, and plain splayed stone apron.
Stone sill band to first floor and plat band below above 4 ground
floor 12-pane sashes with central projecting stone portico with 2
Doric columns on bases and large plain moulded pediment. 2
pilasters at back of portico and keystone over plain door frame.
Door has 4 glazed panels and 2 fielded. Portico on 3 splayed stone
steps. 5 small 6-pane sashes to second floor.
Interior retains most of its original joinery including very fine
mahogany panelled doors to main rooms on ground and first floors.
Some original fireplaces, stone flag floor. Stick baluster stair
rising to second floor with wreathed and ramped handrail.


Listing NGR: SO6966002214

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