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Hot Wall, Hot House and Camelia House East of South Front of Cannon Hall, Cawthorne

Description: Hot Wall, Hot House and Camelia House East of South Front of Cannon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 334131

OS Grid Reference: SE2729108358
OS Grid Coordinates: 427291, 408358
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5711, -1.5894

Locality: Cawthorne
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4AW

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Listing Text

(north end, off)

9/5 Hot Wall, hot house and
28.5.70 camelia house east of
south front of Cannon


Camelia house, hot-house and linking hot wall. 1761. The landscape gardener
was Richard Woods. For John Spencer Stanhope of Cannon Hall. Red brick with
ashlar dressings. The camelia house has a two-step stone podium and a
segmental-arched gable with a large single segmental-arched window, with
moulded brick surround. Moulded wooden cornice (part gone). The hot-wall to
right steps down at intervals due to sloping ground and has stone coping.
Partly rebuilt, no traces of fireplaces survive. At the right end, at each
side of the hot house is a round-arched entrance with Gibbs surround of
wrought-iron gate with delicate scrolls and flowers from a central vase. The
hot-house is now roofless and has no glazing. 5-bay front with square
ashlar-faced lonic piers, plain frieze, dentilled cornice and blocking
course. In the rear wall is a segmental-arched entrance with gate similar to
those in the hot-wall.

Barnsley MB., Cannon Hall Guide book.

B. E. Coates, The Work of Richard Woods, Landscape Gardener, in the West
Riding of Yorkshire, 1963. An off-print of the transactions of Hunters
Archaeological Society. Volume VIII, Part 5.

Listing NGR: SE2729108358

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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