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Carlton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wortley, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4773 / 53°28'38"N

Longitude: -1.5314 / 1°31'53"W

OS Eastings: 431195

OS Northings: 397948

OS Grid: SK311979

Mapcode National: GBR KXR7.76

Mapcode Global: WHCBY.FVZK

Entry Name: Carlton House

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334004

Location: Wortley, Barnsley, S35

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Wortley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wortley St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

WORTLEY WOODHEAD ROAD
SK39NW (east side, off)

4/128 Carlton House

- II
Large house. Early C19 with late C18 wing to rear. Deeply-coursed, dressed
sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays with lower 3-bay wing to rear
left and additions in rear-right angle. Entrance front: 3 steps to central
double-door with margin-light glazing, 3-pane overlight and lintel tooled as
voussoirs. Other ground-floor bays have projecting sills to sashes with glazing
bars beneath similar lintels; unequally-hung 9-pane sashes to 1st floor. Gutter
brackets, hipped roof. Ashlar stacks to rear. Left return: wing has raised quoins,
and round-arched panel enclosing added bay-window beneath 4-pane sash. Tripartite
window beneath sash on left, French window beneath 4-pane sash on right. Brick end
stack on left, ridge stack to right.

Interior: glazed partition in hall has elliptical fanlight with radial glazing bars.
Front rooms with contemporary fireplaces, that on left with Adam-style plaster
decoration, on right with wooden Ionic columns. Contemporary friezes and ceiling
centre panels. Formerly home of the Dowager Countess of Wharncliffe; curate's
house until vicarage built in 1880. Attached dwelling to rear not of special interest.


Listing NGR: SK3119597948

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