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Description: Niven House, Pump, Wall, Gate Piers, Stable and Coach House
Date Listed: 21 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196929
OS Grid Reference: SK9841875206
OS Grid Coordinates: 498418, 375206
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2647, -0.5259
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SK 97 NE RISEHOLME RISEHOLME LANE
4/58 Niven House, Pump,
Wall, Gate Piers,
Stable and Coach
Former rectory, now offices, pump, wall, gate piers, stable and
coach house. 1856. By S. S. Teulon. Yellow brick with ashlar
and red brick dressings and polychromatic work. Slate roofs with
2 wall and 2 ridge brick stacks. L-plan. 3 bay 2 storey front,
each bay gabled, the outer bays with small half hips and swept
down to the eaves. Red brick plinth and flush first floor band;
the eaves had red brick dentillated course. The central planked
door is set in a pointed doorway in a single storey projecting
gabled porch. Above the door is a recessed circular ashlar panel
with the monogram WEK. To the right is a single plain sash, to
the left is a single smaller similar window and beyond a stepped
buttress. To the first floor are 3 further sashes. All windows
have curved corners, figured ashlar lintels with polychromatic
brick relieving arches. Above the upper central window is a
glazed quatrefoil. To the right hand side is a canted bay with
hipped slate roof. The left hand side of 10 bays has at the
right hand end a small square recessed panel bearing the date of
1856. To right is a pointed fixed light with decorated arch over.
To left are 5 plain sashes with beyond a further pointed light;
the right hand sash is contained in a slightly projecting bay
which rises through 2 storeys and terminates in a swept and
facetted roof. To the first floor are 5 further sashes, the
right hand pair being individually gabled. To the right of the
facade a shouldered chimney rises with a brick decorative strip.
The remaining 4 bays to the left of the facade are in a lower
service wing in a plainer style. C19 iron pump in wooden gabled
box is attached to this service wing, and a low wall with 2
square gate piers, with shallow pyramidal tops links a single
storey gabled stable and coach house having a single shaped gable
stack. The interior has been modernised in C20 but retains its
dogleg stair with moulded hardwood handrail and newel posts.
Listing NGR: SK9841875206
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Source: English Heritage
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