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Description: Old Park House
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 190145
OS Grid Reference: SK8239327525
OS Grid Coordinates: 482393, 327525
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8389, -0.7783
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SK 82 NW CROXTON KERRIAL CROXTON PARK
11/353 Old Park House (formerly
14.7.53 listed as "Park House")
Ruin of house. 1730, partly demolished 1902. Square plan. Coursed
dressed limestone over brick. No roof. Each facade of 2 storeys and
basement in 3 bays, the corners stressed by rusticated limestone quoins.
Platband at first floor and continuous moulded cornice below parapet.
South front with central panelled door reached by short flight of steps.
Door surround with carved consoles supporting broken scrolled pediment.
Window surrounds also moulded, but plain. East and west fronts unpierced
by windows. Detailing of north facade similar to south: doorway without
pediment. Windows are sashes, mostly severely damaged, mostly late C18.
One 1730 sash survives to north, on upper floor, with glazing bars. From
north-east and north-west corners 5-bay trabeated quadrants curve to
flanking pavilions. Of pavilions only partial evidence remains. Quadrants
of 4 Tuscan columns with entablature. Interior. Fragmentary remains of
panelling, shouldered door surrounds and fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SK8239327525
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Source: English Heritage
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