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Ouslethwaite Hall, Barnsley

Description: Ouslethwaite Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333953

OS Grid Reference: SE3419204515
OS Grid Coordinates: 434192, 404515
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5362, -1.4856

Location: Ouslethwaite Court, Barnsley S70 6NW

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S70 6NW

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Listing Text

SE30SW (north side)

1/82 Ouslethwaite Hall
Large house now 11 flats. Late C18, early C19 additions. For the Elmhirst
estate.Deeply-coursed, dressed sandstone, C20 cement-tile roof. Double-depth.
3 storeys, 5 bays; with 2-storey single-bay wing set back on right extending as
rear wing. Main facade: raised ashlar quoins. 3-step stylobate to Doric porch
with full entablature enclosing panelled door with decorative radial glazing bars
in overlight. 4-pane sashes to other bays on each floor have projecting sills and
raised surrounds, central windows in ashlar panel and with moulded sills; 2nd-
floor openings shorter. Hipped roof with corniced ashlar end stacks. Wing on
right: blocked doorway on left has slightly pulvinated frieze and cornice, sashed
Venetian window on right beneath tripartite sash; tall ashlar stack with cornice.
Rear: tall round-headed stair window with external steps to door on half-landing.
Right return: scattered fenestration of sashes and casements including 1 window of
30 panes and 1 of 24; various corniced stacks.

Interior: contemporary staircase with fielded-panel dado and simple turned balus-
trade. some contemporary doors and fireplaces.

J G Wright, Worsbrough: In Times Past, 1983, p.29.

Listing NGR: SE3419204515

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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