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Description: Ramridge House
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 140566
OS Grid Reference: SU3127047767
OS Grid Coordinates: 431270, 147767
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2282, -1.5535
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SU 34 NW PENTON GRAFTON RAMRIDGE PARK
Country mansion. c1740, with late C19 alterations and addition of wings.
Brick walls, hipped slate roof. Regular front (north) of 3 storeys, 4 windows.
Walls of red brick in Flemish bond, stone coping to plain parapet, stone
cornice moulding 1st floor band, rubbed round arch to the doorway, plinth:
the window openings have C19 Bath stone moulded architraves and limestone
moulded cills. Sashes in reveals. The doorway has an Adam style leaded
fanlight and decorated architrave, with a 6-panelled door, now set within a
C19 Bath stone Ionic porch of 2 columns, 2 pilasters, entablature with
modillions and dentils, on 3 steps. To the east side the wing projects as a
plain wall with an attached stack. The south elevation is symmetrical, with
the older 3-storeyed block in the centre and C19 2-storeyed wings at each side,
of 3.6.3. windows. Parapet, with a cornice to the (lower) wings which
crosses the centre as a 2nd floor cill band, 1st floor moulded bands, architraves,
plinth: the wings project slightly with 1/2 octagons; sashes in reveals. The
east elevation (of the C19 wing) is regular, of 2 storeys, 1.4 windows, with
similar features; at its south side is a shallow Ionic stone doorway, with
separate columns. At the west side, the wing does not extend to the north
front but is connected to a lower range of service buildings.
Listing NGR: SU3150147708
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Source: English Heritage
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