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Steeple Lodge, Stainborough

Description: Steeple Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 333905

OS Grid Reference: SE3186203507
OS Grid Coordinates: 431862, 403507
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5273, -1.5208

Locality: Stainborough
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 3EP

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Listing Text

SE30SW (south-east side)

1/30 Steeple Lodge
(formerly listed as
18.3.68 Main Gate Lodge
Wentworth Castle)
Lodge. c1775 for the 2nd Earl of Strafford. Coursed, squared sandstone,
C20 cement-tile roof. In the form of a church with 3-stage tower adjoining
drive to Wentworth Castle (q,v.); single-storey wing on opposite side. In
Gothick style. Roadside elevation: tower has diagonal buttresses with ashlar
quoins and offsets, pointed 2-light window with wooden Y-tracery glazing bars,
plain-band hoodmoulds to this and glazed quatrefoil window above; tall 2nd-storey
window of 2 lights with stone Y-tracery; ashlar band beneath embattled parapet
with diagonally-set corner pinnacles. Crow-stepped lean-to addition to left of
tower forms link to embattled single-storey wing having Y-tracery casement in
pointed, ashlar surround. Lean-to addition to far left has matching window.
Rear: ogee-headed doorway into lean-to against tower. Right return: similar
doorway to lower stage. Interior not of special interest. Important building
of the Wentworth Castle estate built to add interest to the former service entrance.

Listing NGR: SE3186203507

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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