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Summer House, Approximately 40 Metres South of Gunthwaite Hall (East Part), Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth

Description: Summer House, Approximately 40 Metres South of Gunthwaite Hall (East Part)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333813

OS Grid Reference: SE2377606442
OS Grid Coordinates: 423776, 406442
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5541, -1.6426

Location: Ingbirchworth, Barnsley HD8 8YJ

Locality: Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: HD8 8YJ

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Listing Text

(west side),
Summer House,
2/33 approx. 40 metres
south of
Gunthwaite Hall
(east part)
Summer house. Dated 1688, altered in Cl9, restored c.1978. For Bosvile family.
Thinly-coursed rubble, stone slate roof. Square plan. Two storeys and basement,
one bay. Flush quoins to lower part, raised quoins to upper part. Chamfered
plinth/band between the floors. The main entrance is at lst-floor level, due to
sloping ground, and has moulded, quoined surround, moulded imposts and ornamental
lintel above which is a plaque with the Bosvile coat of arms. Moulded eaves
cornice. Pyramidal roof. Rear: double-chamfered cross window to ground floor,
and one 2-light double-chamfered window to 1st floor. Left return has a 2-light
double-chamfered window to basement, and to ground floor a small single-light
double-chamfered window with hoodmould and an entrance with chamfered surround and
cambered head inscribed: ' B
G B (Godfrey Bosvile III d.1714) .
16 88'
To 1st floor is a large unequally-hung 9 pane sash window. Similar window to
right return.
Interior: stop-chamfered spine beams in basement, later joists. C19 cast-iron.
fireplace in corner of ground floor.

Listing NGR: SE2377606442

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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