Building record LVT 066 - Burnaville Hall

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Late 16th century timber framed house, with later alteration including brick incasement.


Grid reference Centred TM 2264 3956 (19m by 17m)
Map sheet TM23NW


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House, formerly manor house. Late 16th century with alterations in the 18th century and early 19th century. 3-cell plan. 2 storeys. Timber-framed, encased in early 19th century red brick. Plaintiled roofs with end and internal chimneys of red brick; the latter has a cruciform-plan shaft and is probably a 17th century rebuilding. 4-light windows of 18th century type, perhaps reset in 19th century brick openings with segmental heads; slender wooden mullions and transomes and casements with leaded lights. One casement has a stained glass achievement, dated 1607. On the garden elevation the upper storey windows are set in 3 prominent gablets of brick. Substantial unmoulded 16th century first floor structure and studwork exposed. A single-cell rear wing was added in the 17th or 18th century, and encased with the main range in 19th century (S1).

2014: A Heritage Impact Assessment was produced in support of an application for planning permission and listed building consent. The house conforms to the three cell cross-passage configuration typical for buildings of its age, and evidene remains fof panel pargetted plaster wall ad carved bargeboards, both picked out in red on a white limewashed background. The three gables were added, along with other alteratations, in the 17th century with brick exterior cladding dating from around 1830. The interior has undergone much alteration and the internl alyout of the north wing has been changed several times (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Historic England. The National Heritage List for England. List entry Number: 1377336.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Nicholas Jacob Architects. 2014. Heritage Impact Statement: Burnaville Hall, Levington.

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Oct 11 2016 3:57PM

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