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Hoyland Hall, High Hoyland

Description: Hoyland Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334274

OS Grid Reference: SE2735910239
OS Grid Coordinates: 427359, 410239
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5880, -1.5882

Location: Church Lane, High Hoyland, Barnsley S75 4BL

Locality: High Hoyland
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4BL

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Listing Text

(West side)

7/147 Hoyland Hall


Large house. c1720. Probably for Sir Henry Wentworth. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Three storeys, double-pile,
five bays. Symmetrical front. Plinth. Angle pilasters rising as rusticated
quoins on first and second floors. Central, panelled door with overlight, in
moulded architrave with an open segmental pediment, on console brackets,
which breaks through ground-floor band. Tall sash windows (lower glazing has
gone). Slightly shorter first floor sashes, as before. Short 6-pane sashes
to second floor. The central windows to first and second floors are linked
by an ashlar apron. Moulded eaves cornice. Gable copings on short moulded
kneelers. Truncated ashlar end stacks. Rear: Similar to front but plainer.
No doorway. Ground-floor windows to bays 4 and 5 have been replaced by a
large C20 single window. No eaves cornice. Central windows in each return
lighting corridors and stairways.

Interior: Brick vaulted cellars. Simple C18 panelling and heavy moulded
cornices to first floor rooms. Panelled doors and shutters.

Listing NGR: SE2735910239

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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