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FitzWilliam Lodge, Elsecar

Description: FitzWilliam Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 333880

OS Grid Reference: SK3837699963
OS Grid Coordinates: 438376, 399963
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4950, -1.4230

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

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Listing Text

SK39NE (north-east side),
Fitzwilliam Lodge
(formerly listed as
23.4.74 Miners' Lodging House)
Miners' lodging house now 14 dwellings. 1853, restored 1982. For the Fitzwilliam
estate. Deeply-coursed, dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys with
basement; 2 : 3 : 2 bays, pedimented central bay breaks forward slightly; 2-storey,
l-bay addition set back on right, 2-storey wing to rear centre has lower link
block. Central doorway with 2 fielded-panel doors and fanlight with radial glazing
bars in ashlar surround with moulded impost, archivolt, paterae and slight cornice.
lst-floor band. Sashes with glazing bars, sunken apron panels to those on ground
floor, lst-floor sill band, projecting sills to 2nd floor. Eaves cornice, glazed
oculus in tympanum. Gable coping with tabled end stacks 2 matching ridge stacks.
3-bay returns have doubled sashes to central bay, pedimented gables each with oculus,
band and cornice.
Interior: cantilevered stone staircase with iron balustrade. Admirably restored by
a housing association following a long period of dereliction. Most impressive element
of the housing provided for the Fitzwilliam mining village.

Save, Buildings at Risk: South Yorkshire, 1984, p10 (plates).

Listing NGR: SK3837699963

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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