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Description: Farmbuilding at Park Hill Farm Immediately to West of Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335772
OS Grid Reference: SK5610888060
OS Grid Coordinates: 456108, 388060
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3864, -1.1579
FIRBECK PARK HILL DRIVE
Farmbuilding at Park
3/26 Hill Farm immediately
to west of farmhouse
Farmbuilding probably originally stables with part domestic use. Early C17.
Rubble limestone, pantile roof. 2-storey elongated range. South side (away
from farmhouse): Large quoins. Near-central passageway with basket arch has
chamfered ashlar door surround on left with 3-light double-chamfered window
under dripstone beyond, its mullions removed; 2 segmentally-arched window openings
to far left. On right of passage are external steps built across an original
quoined doorway, inserted doorway and casement on left of steps. 1st floor:
doorway above steps, total of 4 inserted casements, those on left larger. Raised
verges. Rear: passage entrance has wooden lintel; 2 intact 3-light double-
chamfered mullioned windows to 1st-floor on right; ashlar surrounds to slit
vents on left; other inserted openings. Left return: external steps to 1st-
Interior: collared principal-rafter trusses, double purlins with windbraces.
Most significant remaining building at Park Hill the centre of a major local
estate. Originally occupied by the Sanderson family in the C17; by 1765 home
of the St. Leger family, whose name is remembered in the famous horse race.
Their house was demolished in 1935.
C. Stocks, Firbeck and the Three Estates, 1979, pp 21-25.
Listing NGR: SK5610888060
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