Description: Whitteron House
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336224
OS Grid Reference: SE1549928075
OS Grid Coordinates: 415499, 428075
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7488, -1.7664
5111 CARR LANE
Moorside/Low Moor BD12
SE 1528 64/337
Early C19 house associated with Low Moor Ironworks (Dr Whitteron was official
doctor to the ironworks). Altered mid C19. The house stands in its own grounds
at right angles to Carr Lane. Two-storeys, sandstone "brick". Stone slate roof,
modillion bracket eaves cornice. Corniced chimneys with pairs of octagonal pots.
The building may have been an earlier cottage extended as the right hand part has
traces of earlier build (originally this part was the surgery). Four windows in
ashlar surrounds. C19 sashes. Two doorways in plain surrounds, one with cornice
on consoles altered to window. Left hand has addition of 1870's pilastered porch
with iron cresting to entablature. To the right hand the former surgery door has
a rectangular marginal glazed diamond pattern fanlight. Good leaded painted
Victorian glass inserted in vestibule and living room.
Listing NGR: SE1549928075
Source: English Heritage
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