Description: Park Grange Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324872
OS Grid Reference: SD9900663582
OS Grid Coordinates: 399006, 463582
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0682, -2.0167
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THRESHFIELD MONKHOLME LANE
9/115 Park Grange
House. Mid - late C17. Coursed gritstone and ashlar, graduated stone slate
roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Quoins. Board door between bays 1 and 2 with
cyma and hollow moulding and 3-centred head with weathered carving in
relief; " F 16?? H ". Recessed chamfered mullion windows throughout: of
5, 6 (with ovolo king mullion missing) and 5 (restored) lights to ground
floor, under a continuous dripmould which steps down to left of central and
right windows; and of 4, 6 (with king mullion) and 4 lights to first floor.
Large corniced stack to right and a single-flue stack to ridge between bays
2 and 3. Added 2-bay range to left, not of special interest. Right
return: reused recessed chamfered stonework to 2 windows on ground and
first floors, blocked paired single-light chamfered windows to apex, with 3
projecting bands above. Interior not inspected at resurvey but reported to
contain a very fine stone fireplace with moulded chamfer carried across
the massive 2-stone lintel which is cut to a shallow arch and the initials
"F H " in the spandrels; the fireplace is situated in the central room,
opposite the entrance, with a projecting stone staircase built out at the
rear on the other side of the stack. Also reported to retain its original
king-post roof trusses. The masonry of the facade is unusual for its
careful dressing; the Manor House porch is similar (q.v.). Yorkshire
Buildings Study Group, Report No. 838, 1982.
Listing NGR: SD9900663582
Source: English Heritage
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