Description: Ouslethwaite Hall
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
WORSBROUGH GENN LANE
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
Source: English Heritage
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