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Park House, Elsecar

Description: Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333735

OS Grid Reference: SK3825499677
OS Grid Coordinates: 438254, 399677
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4924, -1.4249

Location: Armroyd Lane, Barnsley S74 8EY

Locality: Elsecar
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S74 8EY

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Listing Text

(east side),
4/47 Park House
Large detached house. Circa 1780 for Thomas Taylor (1737-1807), with mid C19
additions. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys. Symmetrical 5-bay facade.
Quoins. Ground floor: C19 Doric portico (glazed) flanked by large 3-light
canted bays under common entablature with blocking course. lst-floor windows
in raised surround with later casements. The central window is taller with
moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment. Deep band between
1st and 2nd floors. Smaller 2nd-floor windows in raised surround with similar
casements. Moulded gutter brackets. Tall ashlar stacks with cornice to central
well of hipped roof. Rear: Venetian stair window between 2 slightly later
2-storey additions, that to right with later flat roof. Two-bay side elevations
with some blind windows. Bands between floors.

Interior: central hall leads via round-arched doorway with fanlight with radial
glazing bars, to rear dog-leg cantilevered staircase, with shaped tread soffits,
moulded ramped handrail and slender turned balusters. Fielded-panel doors and
window shutters.

Listing NGR: SK3825499677

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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