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Fountain Dale and Attached Outbuilding Wall and Gate Pier, Blidworth

Description: Fountain Dale and Attached Outbuilding Wall and Gate Pier

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242065

OS Grid Reference: SK5662456699
OS Grid Coordinates: 456624, 356699
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1045, -1.1557

Location: Blidworth, Nottinghamshire NG21 0ND

Locality: Blidworth
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG21 0ND

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Listing Text

(north side)
Fountain Dale and
11.8.61 attached outbuilding
wall and gate pier


House and attached outbuilding, wall and gate pier. Mid C18 with
early C19 front and later C19 extensions. Early C19 front of
roughcast render over red brick. Hipped slate roof. Single
ridge stack. Wide bracketed eaves. 2 storeys, 3 bays, the
single central bay being canted. Central doorway with C19
panelled door and Gothick glazing bar overlight. Either side are
single sashes with Gothick glazing bars. Above are 3 similar
sashes. To the rear is a higher 2 storey ashlar range with
hipped slate roof and single ridge stack. To the right is a
single storey, single bay extension with hipped slate roof. To
the left and set back is a 2 storey 4 bay range. The left 3 bays
of whitewashed ashlar slightly project from the single roughcast
bay on the right. 2 small casements with Gothick glazing bars,
to the left is a single tripartite glazing barYorkshire sash.
The 2 openings on the left in former carriage archways. Above,
single glazing bar sash and to the left 3 sashes with Gothick
glazing bars. The rear of this wing is C18 build. Projecting
from the left is a late C19 2 storey painted red brick
outbuilding with hipped slate roof and dogtooth eaves. The side
wall has 2 pointed arched fixed lights with Gothick glazing bars.
The front wall has a single quadripartite glazing bar casement on
the first floor. Attached to the rear left isa narrow coped
ashlar wall and gate pier with shaped coping. The east/garden
front is set on a plinth and has a single glazing bar sash in the
single storey extension. To the right are 2 low glazing bar
sashes. Above are 2 similar smaller sashes. Fountain Dale is
the traditional home of the original of Sir Walter Scott's "Friar

Listing NGR: SK5662456699

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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