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GAWSWORTH NEW HALL

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Gawsworth New Hall is a country house that was begun by Lord Mohun in 1707 but abandoned after he was killed in a duel with the Duke of Hamilton in 1712. The remaining buildings were altered and extended to the designs of Sir Hubert Worthington in 1914. It is of two storeys with an attic and is built of red Flemish bond brick with a stone slate roof. It is E-shaped in plan and the Garden front is 16 bays long. The main entrance has an elaborate wooden doorcase by Sir Hubert Worthington with Corinthian pilasters It has a segmental open pediment containing swags in high relief supporting a coat of arms of the first Earl of Harrington.

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