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Description: Castle Farm with Attached Farmyard Wall and Outbuildings
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 241251
OS Grid Reference: SK5761177065
OS Grid Coordinates: 457611, 377065
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2874, -1.1373
SK 57 NE WORKSOP CASTLE FARM LANE
3/44 Castle Farm with
13.2.67 attached Farmyard wall
and outbuildings. (Formerly
listed under Workshop Manor)
Farmhouse and Garden folly, 1758. Preputedly designed by the
Duchess of Norfolk with the assistance of James Paine in the
Gothick style. Coursed rubble and ashlar with ashlar dressings.
Slate roofs. Quoins. Ashlar plinth, plain ground floor band and
moulded first floor band. All topped with coped battlements.
Courtyard plan. The north range has a central 2 storey, 5 bay
pavilion with a central 2 storey canted bay window. The central
opening, once a doorway, has a Gothick ogeee double arch moulded
surround with a glazing bar sash, either side are single similar
sashes with moulded ogee heads, and beyond single ogee headed
niches. Above, 5 smaller glazing bar sashes with 4 centred
arched heads. This pavillion is linked by walls to flanking
stepped gable pavillions. Each with a single ogee headed glazing
bar sash, and above a blank quatrefoil, all within a large flush
pointed arch. These pavilions are in turn linked by walls to
single corner overs. These 2 storey towers have single ogee
headed blank openings with quatrofoils above. The east and west
ranges have high boundary walls with central and corner slightly
projecting towers. The south range has corner towers, and single
lean-to cart sheds either side of the central gateway. The
interior of the courtyard contains various C20 buildings of no
interest. The interior of the central pavilion has a large
ground floor banqueting room with ogee headed windows and door
surrounds, a 4 centred arch into the bay and a plaster vault
ceiling with ornate foliate corbels.
Listing NGR: SK5761177065
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