Egstow Hall listed in British Listed Buildings
1/79 (West Side)
Egstow Hall
House. 1671 with minor C19 and C20 restoration. Coursed sandstone rubble. Large
gritstone quoins. Sandstone dressings. Continuous moulded stringcourses to first
and second storeys. Slate roofs with stone ridges. Moulded stone copings and
kneelers to gables. Stone gable end and ridge stacks. Two bays, T plan, two
storeys plus attics. Chamfered quoired doorcase to east, with two lintels, that
above with fleur de lys type pattern on raised keystone. To west, 4-light
recessed and chamfered mullion window. Similar beyond to west in advanced cross-
wing. Above, two similar windows. Over door, large stone plaque inscribed ‘Built
by Archelaus Brailsford June … Anno Dom 1671’. Above, in western gable, 3-light
recessed and chamfered mullion window with stringcourse over. Plaque in gable
above inscribed ‘MJH 1969’. West elevation has outline in masonry of former two
storey porch. Recessed and chamfered mullion window with hoods either side and
above. Gabled stair turret to rear. Interior – newel staircase with original
oak boards from first floor upwards. Segmental arched doorcase to ground floor.
Large double corbelled fireplace with decorated lintel to dining room. Similar,
smaller fireplace to kitchen. ref 12