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IoE Number: 239831
Location: BYWELL HALL,
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 20 October 1952
Date of last amendment: 20 October 1952
Grade II*

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BYWELLBYWELLNZ 046123/70Bywell Hall20.10.52GVII*

BYWELL BYWELL NZ 0461 23/70 Bywell Hall 20.10.52 GV II* Villa; 1766 by James Paine, altered and extended in late C19. Ashlar; graduated Lakeland slate roofs. Neo-Palladian style. Original house: 2½ storeys, 3 wide bays under pediment . Rusticated ground floor forming voussoirs to openings. The ground floors of each bay project slightly, the centre bay more. Central half-glazed double door with radial fanlight; flanking renewed 12-pane sashes. Similar sashes in side bays under pedimented entablatures on brackets, flanked by niches. Moulded plinth, 1st floor string and band above with balustraded panels under windows. Giant Ionic Order, through upper floors in centre bay, supports entablature with modillion cornice and pediment enclosing coat of arms flanked by cornucopiae. 3 12-pane sashes on 1st floor under cornices, 3 low lights above. In side bays similar single 1st-floor windows in segmental-pedimented aedicules with swept feet. 6-pane windows above under floating cornices in modillioned open pediments. Roof concealed behind blocking course; 2 corniced stone ridge stacks. Similar 3-bay returns, the right with an extra set-back entrance bay having door in projecting panel; further 1-bay extension. Domestic ranges continue behind. Interior: The original staircase has been removed and the hall area re-planned. One ground floor room retains a carved marble fireplace and a Palladian compartmented ceiling from the Paine period.

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