Description: Rylstone House Hotel
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310245
OS Grid Reference: SZ5840781010
OS Grid Coordinates: 458407, 81010
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6259, -1.1756
SZ5881 RYLSTONE GARDENS
1352-0/8/211 Rylstone House Hotel
Hotel, formerly house. c1860 cottage ornee. Built of stone
rubble with timber decorative treatment and roof mainly
covered in fishscale tiles. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys, 3
windows. South-east elevation has off-central projecting gable
with elaborate fretted bargeboards and pendants. 1st floor
projects on stone corbels and moulded wooden bressumer and has
applied diagonal framing and 4-light oriel window on brackets.
Ground floor 4-light window with hood moulding. This is
flanked by smaller gables with elaborate fretted bargeboards
and pendants. 2-light casements with stone hood moulding.
Ground floor has 5-light canted bays to sides and off-central
2-centred arched doorway under gable with elaborate fretted
surround. Late C19 wood and glazed conservatory to right-hand
side. Roof and gables have crested ridge tiles and there are 4
clusters of elaborate terracotta moulded chimneystacks.
South-west elevation has small gable with applied
timber-framing. North-east elevation has 2 gables, some
pointed--lancets and the returned verandah. The north-west
elevation has end gables with elaborate bargeboards and a
small central hipped bay. Carved bressumer the whole length. 4
windows, including 2 oriels on 1st floor and 2 bays on ground
Interior has a fine staircase with scrolled tread ends and 2
turned balusters to each tread and 4-panelled doors with
elaborate carving. Stylistically similar to Chine Lodge (see
item 8/214) .
Listing NGR: SZ5840781010
Source: English Heritage
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