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Description: East Carlton Park Interpretation, Craft and Heritage Centres, Cafeteria, Attached Barn and Home Farm
Date Listed: 6 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 229820
OS Grid Reference: SP8324889405
OS Grid Coordinates: 483248, 289405
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4962, -0.7752
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EAST CARLTON CHURCH LANE
SP8389 (East side)
14/37 East Carlton Park interpret-
ation, craft and heritage
centres, cafeteria, attached
barn and Home Farmhouse
Coachouse, stables, farmhouse and barn, now country park facilities, farmhouse
and barn. Datestone 1768 for Palmer family of East Canton Hall (q.v.). Brick
with slate roofs; part of barn is squared coursed limestone with Swithland slate
roof. U-plan. Part 2 storeys. Home Farmhouse occupies south wing and has main
front of 3-window range of sash windows with glazing bars under gauged brick
heads. Central 6-panel door has fanlight with glazing bars and moulded wood
surround. Moulded wood cornice and hipped roof with brick stacks at ridge.
7-window range to left is rear of former stables and coach-house and links to
barn which has central cart entrance with segmental arch head. Hipped roof.
Elevation to rear of barn is stone with blocked central cart entrance. Main
elevation of former coachouse and stables to rear of Home Farm is a 7-bay range.
Centre bay breaks forward with large carriage arch now glazed, and pediment
over. 3-window range to either side of C20 casements in original openings at
first floor with gauged brick heads and keyblocks. Ground floor retains some
original gauged brick heads with keyblocks. Openings are C20 reconstruction.
Gabled roof. Large armorial plaque with date in pediment. Interior of Home
Farmhouse has late C18 staircase with turned balusters. Rooms to rear have
evidence of brick vault, formerly an open carriage arch. Interior of barn has
brick cross wall to left pierced by arch head and circular openings. Interior of
stables and coachouse was remodelled C20.
Listing NGR: SP8324889405
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Source: English Heritage
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