Description: Camellia House
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335629
OS Grid Reference: SK3909697685
OS Grid Coordinates: 439096, 397685
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4745, -1.4124
SK39NE WENTWORTH WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE
4/122 Camellia House
Camellia house. Early C19 incorporating mid C18 part to rear. For the
Wentworth Estate. Ashlar sandstone facade with brick returns, glazed
roof; centre of C18 part: limestone, slate roof. Single storey.
Main front : 3:3:3 bays. Plinth, stone steps to central 3 bays which
break forward. 4 Ionic columns flank full-height casements with
glazing bars which incorporate door. Outer bays : fully glazed with
40-pane sashes interspersed with Ionic pilasters which are doubled
at each end. Plain frieze, cornice. Balustrade (missing above bay 6
and with original statues and ornaments removed).
Rear : 3-bay pediment flanked by low side wings, set back. Plinth,
rusticated quoins and central bay. Part-glazed door beneath keyed
round arch and flanked by columns with alternate blocking. Outer bays
have sashes beneath keyed round arches. Architrave and cornice break
forward above keystones and columns; plain tympanum. Side wings each
have 6-panel door flanked by sashes with glazing bars; flat arches;
cornice and monoclinal roof with hipped end.
Interior : Camellia beds flank pedimented doorway leading to rear
room. C18 part in poor condition at time of re-survey.
Listing NGR: SK3909697685
Source: English Heritage
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