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Wilsic Hall, Stainton

Description: Wilsic Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334837

OS Grid Reference: SK5647495884
OS Grid Coordinates: 456474, 395884
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4567, -1.1510

Location: Wilsic Road, Wadworth, Doncaster DN11 9AG

Locality: Stainton
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN11 9AG

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Listing Text

SK59NE (west side, off)

5/63 Wilsic Hall



Small country house now school. c1750 for Sir Francis Tofield; C19 additions
and alterations. Roughcast, stone slate roof. Double-pile,
3-storey centre with later L-shaped, 2-storey wing at east end and extended
range of 2-storey additions at west end. Garden front: 7 bays; central
doorway has part-glazed door in swept-shouldered architrave and pulvinated
frieze beneath consoled pediment; flanking sashes with glazing.bars have
projecting sills and ashlar surrounds. Canted, 1-storey bay window on left
has scrolled architraves to unequally-hung 15-pane sashes and pierced
balustrade. Bays 6 and 7 have unequally-hung 15-pane sashes. 1st floor: C20
casements with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds, those to bays 6 and 7 have
lower sills. 2nd floor: centre-pivoted, 6-pane casements. Modillioned
wooden cornice to hipped roof with tall corniced stacks at each end and
shorter ridge stack on left. Later wing on right: 2 bays; tall sashes with
glazing bars in canted bay as before; 1st-floor windows with ashlar
surrounds, that on left a 9-pane sash, that on right altered; shaped end
gable with finials. Wing on left: 3 bays; 15-pane sashes to matching canted-
bay window on left of tripartite sash; C20 casements in tall ashiar surrounds
to 1st floor; tall end stack on left.
Entrance front: 6-bay centre with 1-storey canted porch addition having
glazed door in archivolted surround with moulded imposts and keystone; sides,
originally open and balustraded, have C20 casements beneath archivolts;
cornice rises as pediment over door. Other bays similar to garden front.
1-bay wing on left has shaped gable with finials. 3-baby wing set forward on
right has shaped end gables with corniced stacks. Right return (of garden
front): French window with decorative glazing bars in scrolled architrave;
oriel bay window with dentilled cornice.
Interior. bay-4 doorway within porch has old panelled door in stone
architrave. Later balustraded staircase, modillioned cornice to the stair-
well. Staff room in east wing has marble fireplace with iron firebasket; egg
and dart cornice beneath coved ceiling.

Listing NGR: SK5647495884

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Source: English Heritage

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