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Pampisford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pampisford, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1134 / 52°6'48"N

Longitude: 0.2029 / 0°12'10"E

OS Eastings: 550941

OS Northings: 248409

OS Grid: TL509484

Mapcode National: GBR M9W.J3R

Mapcode Global: VHHKQ.G4MP

Entry Name: Pampisford Hall

Listing Date: 29 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52043

Location: Pampisford, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Pampisford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Pampisford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(South Side)

5/194 Pampisford Hall

Country house. 1820-31, main front rebuilt 1830-41 with additions and alterations
c.1860 from designs by George Goldie (1828-87), for Wm Parker Hamond (d.1873);
redecorated by his son, Wm Parker Hamond (d.1884), in Italian and French Renaissance
styles, 1875. Additions, 1912 for J Binney. Gault brick above stone plinth,
slated and lead roofs. Two and three storeys. Plan, original main south-east
block with long north-west wing and kitchen projecting to north-east, infilled
with dining room and staircase hall, both extended beyond north-east facade during
1867 alterations when original wing is raised to three storeys and loggia added.
South-east elevation, three 'bay' projecting in shallow curve. Central glazed
door with side lights approached by stone steps. Two three-light dummy hung
sash windows; three first floor single light hung sash windows. Projecting moulded
wooden eaves cornice with shaped brackets carried around the building. South-
west elevation from right hand; three garden casements with later hung sash windows
without glazing bars with original wooden pelmets and architrave, three similar
first floor windows without pelmets and architrave. Loggia of four bays with
paired columns; one three-light and two single-light hung sash windows; three
'bays' to left hand with three single-light hung sash windows. Balustraded Doric
side entrance porch to north-east. Interior: Main rooms of south-east block
have elaborate moulded and enriched cornices. Library chimney piece of panelled
yellow marble, drawing room with original white marble chimney piece with terminal
figures, enriched frieze and central figure group; rich neo-Pompeiian wallpaper.
Anteroom entrance to vestibule has two square columns between pilasters with
an entablature, the vestibule has a painted plaster-vault ceiling. The park
contains 1,000 foreign species of trees and shrubs imported by the Parker Hamond
and Binney families; the formal gardens were designed by G Marnock (VCH).

RCHM Report 1951
VCH Vol VI p107
Drawings 1820+ and 1830+ in private ownership
RIBA Sessional Pepers 1886-7 (obituary to George Goldie, Pampisford Hall listed
as one of his works)
Sale Catelogue. 1893. CRO.

Listing NGR: TL5094148409

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