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Marston Trussell Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Marston Trussell, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4659 / 52°27'57"N

Longitude: -0.9858 / 0°59'8"W

OS Eastings: 468996

OS Northings: 285815

OS Grid: SP689858

Mapcode National: GBR 9R3.9LL

Mapcode Global: VHDQY.V8PY

Plus Code: 9C4XF287+9M

Entry Name: Marston Trussell Hall

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Last Amended: 20 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402115

Location: Marston Trussell, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, LE16

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Marston Trussell

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Trussell St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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1/37 Marston Trussell Hall
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Marston
Trussel Hall and gateway)


Country House. Mid C17 and C18, altered mid C19, Limestone ashlar, squared
coursed lias and brick with slate roof. U-shape plan. 2 storeys with attic. Main
front has centre block of 3-window range with flanking wings projecting. Central
C19 porch has moulded stone decoration and castellated parapet. C19 four-light
stone mullion and transom windows flanking and to first floor. Ashlar parapet
has moulded stone cornice. Projecting wings are gabled and have large C19,
2-storey canted stone bay windows with castellated parapets. 2-light stone
mullioned attic windows above have moulded stone panels over with armorial
crests. Ashlar stacks at ridge with moulded stone cornices. Garden front, to
left of main front, of 4-window range of C19 stone mullion windows with large
canted stone bay window to right and castellated ashlar parapet. Rear elevation,
to left of garden front, is part C18 chequered brickwork and part squared
coursed lias. Projecting cross wing to left has casement with leaded lights to
first floor return wall. C18 sash at first floor has glazing bars and some crown
glass. Elevation to right of main front has one blocked 2-light stone mullion
window at first floor. Interior: Hall has panelling, probably late C17 with
plaster frieze above. Plain marble fireplace surround. C18 staircase with
quarter landings has barley twist balustrade and C18 panelling. Late C17 service
staircase off the hall rises around a square well and has turned balusters. The
drawing room and dining room in projecting wings to left and right of the hall
have C18 panelling, some reset and replaced in mid C19. Drawing room has late
C18 arch headed alcove to left of fireplace. All ground floor rooms have central
moulded ceiling beams and some early C18 six- and 8-panelled doors. First floor
landing and 3 first-floor rooms to main front all have C18 panelling, some reset
and replaced in mid C19 and moulded wood cornices and ceiling beams. Passage to
right of staircase and room to left at rear have C17 moulded stone fireplace
surrounds. Dogleg staircase to attic. Some original roof timbers survive. A C19
wing to the left of the main front was removed in the mid C20.

Listing NGR: SP6899685815

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