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Description: Burton Chateau
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 197054
OS Grid Reference: SK8299783419
OS Grid Coordinates: 482997, 383419
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3412, -0.7549
SK 88 SW GATE BURTON GAINSBOROUGH ROAD
3/7 Burton Chateau
Temple folly. 1747 by James Paine. Red brick and limestone
ashlar. Shallow hipped slate roofs with tall, ashlar coped stack
to rear. Rectangular plan with small, narrower, lower
rectangular projections to north-east and south-west. 2 storey,
5 bay front with central 3 bays projecting far forward.
Rusticated basement with central doorway with panelled door,
flanked by 2 square, glazing bar sashes on each side. North-east
and south-west faces of projecting block each with single square
dummy basement window. Flat ashlar band above basement with red
brick first floor. Central 3 bays with flanking ashlar Ionic
pilasters, outer bays with plain pilasters on outer corners.
Central window with balustrade, ornately moulded ashlar
architrave and glazing bar sash. Central window with 2 glazing
bar sashes on each side, with moulded ashlar architraves. Single
brick niches with ashlar architraves on north-east and south-west
faces of projecting block. Moulded architrave, pulvinated
frieze, modillioned cornice and brick parapet above central 3
bays, with single ornate urns on each corner. Entablature with
triglyphs and metopes and modillioned cornice above outer, lower
bays, with single ornate urns on each corner. North-east and
south-west ends with single square dummy windows in rusticated
basement and single glazing bar sashes above with moulded ashlar
architraves. The rear facade identical to the front facade with
the exception of the central doorway and central window replaced
by brick, ashlar dressed niche.
Listing NGR: SK8299783419
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Source: English Heritage
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