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Description: Elmfield Hall
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183852
OS Grid Reference: SD7499529019
OS Grid Coordinates: 374995, 429019
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7569, -2.3807
CHURCH GATTY PARK
SD 72 NW
4/49 Elmfield Hall
Large house, 1850's, for F.A. Gatty, now Old Peoples Social Centre.
Ashlar, hipped slate roof with 2 ridge chimneys. Double pile 5-bay
symmetrical front block, of 2 storeys in classical style; rusticated
quoins, channelled rustication to ground floor, dentilled eaves cornice.
Tetrastyle Corinthian porch with cornice and balustraded parapet, covering
double doors with round-headed architrave; above, a triple window with
open segmental pediment and cornice on consoles; otherwise, 4 windows
each floor, at ground floor with splayed voussoirs and at 1st floor with
decorative iron balconies. Large service range to rear used as hostel.
History: F.A. Gatty and Co., were chemical manufacturers at Hagg Works,
1836-96; family gave house and grounds to Church township.
Listing NGR: SD7499529019
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Source: English Heritage
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