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Carlton House, Wortley

Description: Carlton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334004

OS Grid Reference: SK3119597948
OS Grid Coordinates: 431195, 397948
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4773, -1.5314

Location: Wortley, Barnsley S35 7DA

Locality: Wortley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S35 7DA

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Listing Text

SK39NW (east side, off)

4/128 Carlton House

- II
Large house. Early C19 with late C18 wing to rear. Deeply-coursed, dressed
sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays with lower 3-bay wing to rear
left and additions in rear-right angle. Entrance front: 3 steps to central
double-door with margin-light glazing, 3-pane overlight and lintel tooled as
voussoirs. Other ground-floor bays have projecting sills to sashes with glazing
bars beneath similar lintels; unequally-hung 9-pane sashes to 1st floor. Gutter
brackets, hipped roof. Ashlar stacks to rear. Left return: wing has raised quoins,
and round-arched panel enclosing added bay-window beneath 4-pane sash. Tripartite
window beneath sash on left, French window beneath 4-pane sash on right. Brick end
stack on left, ridge stack to right.

Interior: glazed partition in hall has elliptical fanlight with radial glazing bars.
Front rooms with contemporary fireplaces, that on left with Adam-style plaster
decoration, on right with wooden Ionic columns. Contemporary friezes and ceiling
centre panels. Formerly home of the Dowager Countess of Wharncliffe; curate's
house until vicarage built in 1880. Attached dwelling to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3119597948

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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