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Description: Elm Court Pierremont, Dentdale East, Dentdale West, Tower House, Pierrement Hall.
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110721
OS Grid Reference: NZ2792715241
OS Grid Coordinates: 427927, 515241
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5317, -1.5699
1. (West Side)
NZ 2715 1/392
Formerly Pierremont, home of Henry Pease. Mid-late C19 picturesque group which
has been subdivided from one original dwelling. Collegiate Gothic in style, of
coursed freestone With ashlar dressings. Mainly of 2 storeys, with many gables.
Five-bay south front has central projecting battlemented square tower whose 4 angle
turrets have hat-shaped caps; and an oriel with perpendicular tracery. Other windows
are stone mullioned and transomed, some Tudor arched with dripmoulds; and some
have glazing with margin lights. Elm Court has a range of colonnades, with polished
granite columns (some paired) and elliptical arches, stretching south-eastwards
and ending in an open grotto or artifical ruin with artfully disposed rough rocks
holding foliage and having mirrors set in the walls. This addition was built
in 1873, architect Sir A Waterhouse. Pierremont Hall has an earlier plainer north
range, the original house before the Gothic additions.
Listing NGR: NZ2792715241
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Source: English Heritage
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