Description: Stainforth House
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324355
OS Grid Reference: SD8211267403
OS Grid Coordinates: 382112, 467403
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1022, -2.2750
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2/15 Stainforth House
Formerly house, now residential home. c1840s with later C19 and early C20 additions.
Ashlar, slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. First bay is probably a later addition
in the same style, and is separated from the remaining bays by a Tuscan pilaster.
Third bay projects slightly and contains an entrance porch with pilasters supporting
a Tuscan entablature. 4 ground floor windows to left and 2 to right, all with
moulded surrounds and sashes without glazing bars. 4 similar but slightly larger
windows more widely spaced on the upper floor. Tuscan quoin strips. Projecting
eaves with paired brackets to parallel hipped roof. 2 right-hand stacks and stack
between bays 1 and 2. Left-hand return has 2-storey canted bay window and projecting
wing to its left with upper floor billiard room having a hipped roof, partly glazed,
and partly encircled by a semi-octagonal decorative iron screen. Interior: c1840s
dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and wreathed handrail.
Listing NGR: SD8211267403
Source: English Heritage
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