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Description: Gunnerthwaite Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182299
OS Grid Reference: SD5583273249
OS Grid Coordinates: 355832, 473249
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1532, -2.6778
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SD 57 SE
4/5 Gunnerthwaite Farmhouse
House, late C18th. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Double-depth plan. 2
storeys with attic, 2 bays. Windows sashed with glazing bars and plain
stone surrounds. Door, between bays, has plain stone surround and Tuscan
porch. Gable chimneys. Rear (north-west) wall, facing farmyard, has one
bay at the left which has sashed windows with glazing bars and chamfered
stone surrounds. To their right is a stair window which has a plain stone
surround with round head, keystone and impost blocks, and is sashed with
Gothick glazing bars. To the right on the 1st floor is a window similar to
those at the left. Below is a doorway reached by 8 external stone steps
with nosings. It has a plain stone surround with semi-circular head, is
flanked by Doric pilasters, and has an open pediment. The door has 6
raised and fielded panels and the tympanum has tracery decoration.
Interior. The right-hand front room has a dentilled plaster cornice and a
ceiling panel over the window with a head and leaf decoration. Between the
main front room and the stair hall are panelled doors in a doorcase with
fluted pilasters and round fanlight with Gothick glazing. The dog-leg
stair has an open string, ramped handrail, and 3 slim turned balusters to
Listing NGR: SD5583273249
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Source: English Heritage
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