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Barnsdale

A Grade II Listed Building in Exton, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6727 / 52°40'21"N

Longitude: -0.6659 / 0°39'57"W

OS Eastings: 490302

OS Northings: 309163

OS Grid: SK903091

Mapcode National: GBR DT0.DGH

Mapcode Global: WHGLT.R22W

Entry Name: Barnsdale

Location: Exton, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Parish: Exton

Locality: Exton and Horn

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Listing Date: 18 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187323

Source ID: 1361547

Listing Text


SK 90 NW EXTON BARNSDALE HILL
8/40 Barnsdale

II

Large country house built for earl Fitzwilliam as a hunting lodge in 1890
by E. J. May. Picturesque 'Old English' assymmetry. Coursed and squared
rubble with ashlar dressings and a red tiled roof. Entrance front of 5
irregular bays, including a 2 storey balustraded porch with strapwork
decoration and banded round arched opening, and massive timber doors.
Various mullion and transom windows, one a leaded bay. Double gabled
projection to right, and gabled dormers to centre. Very tall brick
chimney shafts. S.W. front of 5 bays, 1:3:1. To the left a gable with
2 storeyed canted bay window, central range has 3 gabled dormers with
finials, and mullion and transom windows, one of which expresses the
staircase within, a tall window with a single ogeelight within the mullions.
The right hand bay projects as a massive stack with small inglenook lights,
3 brick chimney shafts and a 2 storey bay window on the inner face.
Interior has a series of eleborately decorated rooms: the entrance hall
has a wood screen arcade to the stairwell, infarmost corner, and ornately
wrought staircase. Panelled dining room and drawing room with ornate
columned fireplace recess etc.


Listing NGR: SK9030209163

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