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Papplewick Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Papplewick, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0599 / 53°3'35"N

Longitude: -1.1833 / 1°11'0"W

OS Eastings: 454828

OS Northings: 351721

OS Grid: SK548517

Mapcode National: GBR 8GC.1NN

Mapcode Global: WHDGC.SCP0

Plus Code: 9C5W3R58+XM

Entry Name: Papplewick Hall

Listing Date: 14 May 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425383

Location: Papplewick, Gedling, Nottinghamshire, NG15

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: Papplewick

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Linby with Papplewick

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 55 SW
Formerly Main Street
1/120 (west side)
14.5.52 Papplewick Hall
G.V. I
Country house. c.1785 with mid C19 alterations. For the Hon.
Frederick Montague. Ashlar with hipped salte roof. Plinth,
rusticated quoins, first floor and sill bands, cornice and
blocking course. 2 roof stacks. 3 storeys plus basement, 5 bays
wide by 4 bays deep. Windows are glazing bar sashes, some with
round heads. West front has stepped forward pedimented central
bay. Basement has 5 square sashes. Rusticated ground floor has
3 round headed recesses with sashes, flanked by single sashes
with moulded surrounds and cornices. Above, 5 sashes alternating
with pilasters. Central sash has cornice on scroll brackets.
Above again, 5 square sashes. To left, single storey billiard
room, mid C20, with parapet and short balustrade. Central French
window with keystoned rusticated surround, flanked by glazed door
and French window. North side has 2 sashes. South side has to
left 2 dummy sashes and to right, 2 sashes. Above, 4 sashes.
Above again, 2 square sashes flanked by single blank panels.
East side has central rusticated flat roofed porch, mid C19.
Central door with plain fanlight. On each side, a round headed
plain sash. Flanked by rusticated panels each with a blank
tablet. Beyond, single basement windows with segmental heads.
Above them, single sashes. Above, projecting central section
flanked by paired Ionic pilasters. Pedimented central sash with
shouldered architrave and balustraded apron, flanked by single
sashes. Above again, 3 square sashes, the central one with eared
architrave. Inner door has rusticated apsidal surround, mid C19
glazed doors, and C18 traceried fanlight. Interior has Adam
style Classical decoration. Principal rooms have chair rails,
modillioned or dentillated cornices, and Classical timber
fireplaces. Entrance hall has curved north wall. Curved
cantilevered stone stair with iron balustrade and scrolled,
ramped handrail. Drawing room doorcase has bracketed cornice.
Landing has triglyph dado. Top landing door has scalloped head
and fanlight. Dining room west end has Classical marble and
granite fireplace flanked by single panels with wreaths and
swags. West end has apsidal niche containing mirror and sconce,
flanked by single panels with wreaths. 2 doors with bracketed
cornices. Frieze with sphinx motifs. Oval ceiling panel with
grapevine border. Drawing room has basket grate with scallop
panelled cheeks, flanked by single doors with carved friezes.
Plaster wall panels. Oval ceiling panel with high-relief
sphinxes in borders 2 wall mirrors with ornate gilt frames.
Library has curved north wall and round headed book compartments.
Palmette frieze and oval ceiling panel with oak leaf border. Mid
C19 fireplace and above it, half-round panel with urn. To its
left, disguised door. Fitted pedimented bookcase. Above, single
rectangular and 4 round relief panels. Billiard room has
panelled coved ceiling. 3 round headed glazed cupboards, 2 with
bronze grilles below. Morning room, now kitchen, has curved wall
with central niche flanked by single doors. Coved ceiling.
Fireplace has terra cotta overmantel panel by Flaxman, c.1780.
Cantilevered stone dogleg service stair has iron balusters and
ramped handrail. First floor bedroomms have moulded cornices and
Classical timber fireplaces with mid C19 register grates and 2
early C19 hob grates. Second floor bedrooms have moulded
cornices and plain fireplaces with C19 hob and register grates.

Listing NGR: SK5482851721

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