Site of Atherstone Hall

Description of this historic site

The site of Atherstone Hall which was built during the Post Medieval period. The site lies 150m south of Friary Road, Atherstone.

Notes about this historic site

1 A late 18th century mansion with wings, on the site of an earlier house which was itself on the site of the Friary. Stuccoed. The main block facing N is of three storeys and of three bays, the central recessed and containing a projecting deep single-storeyed porch with Roman Doric columns supporting an entablature with panelled parapet. Six windows, generally unbarred, moulded cornice and parapet. The rear of S front is unbroken with seven windows, generally unbarred, a stuccoed doorcase in a moulded architrave, and rusticated angle pilasters, cornices and blocking courses. Flanking the main block are single storeyed pavilion-like wings, each (on the N) with three round-headed recesses, with moulded cornice and parapet, and a three-light bow window to the end. Interior has some handsome late 18th century rooms, particularly the ballroom.
3 There are no remains of the Hall, and a housing estate occupies the area.

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