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Description: Buckstone House
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 181930
OS Grid Reference: SD5237274439
OS Grid Coordinates: 352372, 474439
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1635, -2.7309
SD 57 SW PRIEST HUTTON BURTON ROAD (off)
4/165 Buckstone House
2. 5. 1968
House. Early Cl9th and late Cl9th with possible earlier remains. Limestone
and sandstone dressings and slate roof. Main facade faces east, having two
storeys with attic and with a 3-bay portion with central entry and limestone
dressings of c1800 to the right and a gabled cross-wing to the left with
later Cl9th sandstone dressings. Right-hand portion has sashed windows with
glazing bars and plain stone surrounds. Door has plain stone surround and
porch with plain round pillars having square block capital supporting a small
balacony with decorative iron railings. Facade has string course and stone
gutter. Roof half-hipped at right-hand end with 2 stacks aligned along the
ridge and stacks to the left of the 1st bay. Left-hand cross-wing has tall
Cl9th mullioned windows with chamfer and slight rebate, on the ground floor
one of one light and one of four with two of two lights on the 1st floor.
Attic window of two round-headed lights with plain stone surround and square
mullion. Gable has coping, kneelers and stone fleur-de-lys at apex. To the
left is a lean-to extension with a 3-light Cl9th mullioned window on the
ground floor and a sashed window with plain stone surround on the 1st floor.
Left-hand return wall has C19th dressings, but masonry suggests a possible
conversion of an earlier building.
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Source: English Heritage
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