Description: Club House of Rotherham Golf Club
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335544
OS Grid Reference: SK4664596333
OS Grid Coordinates: 446645, 396333
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4617, -1.2989
SK49NE THRYBERGH DONCASTER ROAD
(west side, off)
6/35 Thrybergh Park
(Club House of
Rotherham Golf Club)
Country house now club house. C1820 (pre 1831) by John Webb for Col.Fullerton
(Hunter, p42). Ashlar sandstone, Welsh slate roof. 5 x 5-bay main
range, T-shaped wing set back to right has tower projection to front.
2 storeys, low 3-storey tower. Tudor revival style with some Gothick
details. Main range: central bay breaks forward. Octagonal 3-stage
corner turrets. Plinth. Central single-storey porch with Tudor-arched
arcade; piers rise as crocketted pinnacles. Canted oriel-bay-window
above. Two flanking single-storey bay-windows each beneath two 1st-
floor windows. Continuous moulded sill bands; hoodmoulds. Ground-
floor windows have narrow 10-pane sashes with Gothick glazing bars.
Cross windows to 1st floor. Between 1st-floor hoodmoulds
square projections rise as miniature embattled turrets. Embattled
parapet, returned. Corner turrets have lancets to lower stages; cruciform
arrowloops to upper stage. Wing set back to right: lower, 5 bays. Doors
to bays 1 and 4; multiple 8-pane sashes to other bays. Front corner tower:
offset diagonal buttresses; paired 8-pane sashes; unequal 6-pane sashes
to 2nd storey; corbel-table beneath parapet. Rear: to right, two
cylindrical turrets rise as spirelets and flank tall pointed window with
blind intersecting tracery; raking embattlements to gable. Left return:
as front. Offset buttresses between bays rise as turrets. Doorways to
bays 1 and 5. Pointed arches to ground-floor openings of bays 1-3.
Interior: rib-vaulted entrance hall, cantilevered imperial stair to rear
with iron balustrade. Ornate plaster cornices in ground-floor rooms to
Small C20 addition to rear of wing not of special interest.
J. Hunter, South Yorkshire: the History and Topography of the Deanery
of Doncaster, vol II, 1831.
Listing NGR: SK4664596333
Source: English Heritage
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