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Description: The Limes
Date Listed: 13 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 335943
OS Grid Reference: SK5614990571
OS Grid Coordinates: 456149, 390571
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4090, -1.1568
SK59SE MALTBY SANDBECK PARK
4/68 (formerly listed as
13.11.59 Gamekeeper's House)
Gamekeeper's house. c1760, altered. Probably by James Paine for the Earl of
Scarbrough. Ashlar magnesian limestone, Welsh slate roof. 2-storey, 3-bay
centre with 1-storey, 1-bay side wings that on the right with added storey.
Plinth, rusticated quoins. Central bays break forward and have a round-
headed sash with glazing bars in rusticated surround with large keystone
flanked by round-headed recesed panels with projecting sills higher than
that of sash. 1st floor: blind oculus with keyed architrave flanked by
unequally-hung 9-pane sashes with wed lintels; pediment with plain
tympanum. Side wings; each has sill band to round-headed sash with glazing
bars and eaves cornice; hipped roof with brick end stack to wing on left;
wing on right has horizontally-sliding sash with glazing bars to added upper
storey with hipped roof. Central part flanked by stacks with bands. Rear:
central door and blind fanlight with radial glazing bars in surround as front
sash; 6-pane sashes to flanking bays; oculus as front flanked by casements.
James Paine's bill refers to the alteration of a stable into a Keeper's Lodge
and this is regarded as being the building concerned (Girouard, P1026).
M. Girouard, 'Sandbeck Park, Yorkshire III', Country Life, October 21st 1965.
Listing NGR: SK5614990571
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Source: English Heritage
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