Description: Stonegate House with Gate Piers and Wall
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324090
OS Grid Reference: SD6497669422
OS Grid Coordinates: 364976, 469422
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1195, -2.5373
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BENTHAM MAIN STREET, Low Bentham
SD 66 NW
Stonegate House, with
gate piers and wall
Formerly house and stables, now restaurant. House probably mid-C18 with C20
alterations. Former stables dated 1809 with late C19 and C20 alterations.
Rendered, painted stone dressings, stone slate roof. House: central staircase
plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central entrance has moulded surround and recessed
half glazed door c1900. On ground floor to left and right are 2 large canted
bay windows c1900, the roofs of which extend over the entrance to form a hood.
Upper floor has two 3-light flat-faced mullioned windows and a central single
light window; C20 casements. Chamfered quoins at former gables and right-hand
ridge stack at former gable, now at junction with former stable (qv). Former
stables to right, 2 storeys, 3 bays. Left-hand entrance has Gibbs surround and
painted datestone over lintel inscribed W. E./Ls sW; plank door. Central waggon
entrance has segmental hood and keystone; 2-leaf plank doors. Right-hand entrance
and window to right on c1860 with vermiculated surrounds, round heads and keystones;
plank door and fixed light respectively, 2 keyed pitching eyes to left have vermi-
culated surrounds; now fixed lights. Left-hand 2-light recessed flat-faced
mullioned window also on upper floor; C20 casements. Gatepiers and wall: millstone
grit piers have square bases; octagonal shafts and plain band below fluted caps.
Curved wall and coping to left-hand gatepiers; railings now missing.
Listing NGR: SD6497669422
Source: English Heritage
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