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Thurnscoe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Dearne North, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5417 / 53°32'30"N

Longitude: -1.3148 / 1°18'53"W

OS Eastings: 445504

OS Northings: 405227

OS Grid: SE455052

Mapcode National: GBR MW8H.43

Mapcode Global: WHDCZ.S73P

Entry Name: Thurnscoe Hall

Listing Date: 23 August 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333663

Location: Barnsley, S63

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Dearne North

Built-Up Area: Thurnscoe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurnscoe St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE40NE DEARNE HIGH STREET
(south side),
Thurnscoe

4/35 Thurnscoe Hall
23.8.63

GV II

House. Said to be built between 1670-1701 (previous list description)
for Thomas Shirecliffe. Ashlar sandstone, stone slate roof. Symmetrical
front with double wing to rear left and lower block in angle with main
range, another lower block attached to rear left of wing is of 2 storeys
with half basement. Main range: 2 storeys and attic, 7 bays. Moulded
plinth at sill level, chamfered quoins, moulded string courses above
windows. Central Doric stone porch with plain frieze and pediment,now
with glazed doors. Porch set in front of 2 rusticated pilasters which
continue to 2nd-floor string where they are linked by a broken segmental
pediment enclosing plaque with motto 'Famen Extendere Factis' and
animal's-head crest of Thornaby Taylor, last lord of the manor (d.1926).
4-pane sashes in projecting bead-moulded surrounds to ground floor.
Sashes with glazing bars to 1st floor, narrower 8-pane central window.
Moulded stone eaves cornice. Moulded kneelers and ashlar gable copings.
Shouldered ashlar end stack with band to left. To right of centre a
similar stack, altered. Right return: ground-floor canted bay with
French window, Venetian window above.
Interior, mostly altered: interesting cast-iron fireplace to ground-
floor left has eared architrave and decorative frieze. Ornate surround
to Venetian window first-floor right.


Listing NGR: SE4550405227

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