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Latitude: 54.0586 / 54°3'30"N
Longitude: -2.7401 / 2°44'24"W
OS Eastings: 351652
OS Northings: 462767
OS Grid: SD516627
Mapcode National: GBR 9P9H.LV
Mapcode Global: WH847.W7CY
Entry Name: Quernmore Park
Listing Date: 4 October 1967
Last Amended: 7 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317735
English Heritage Legacy ID: 182240
Location: Quernmore, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2
Civil Parish: Quernmore
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
SD 56 NW QUERNMORE
5/176 Quernmore Park
(Formerly listed as Quernmore
4-10-1967 Park, Hall)
Country house, 1795-8, probably by Thomas Harrison, remodelled by Alexander
Mills in 1842. Sandstone ashlar with hipped slate roof. A symmetrical
composition with a main block linked to pavilions set back on each side. Main
block of 3 storeys, and 5 bays on north, south and east sides. Windows sashed
with glazing bars and plain ashlar reveals. 1st floor sill band. Cornice
with blocking course. East front has tetrastyle Ionic portico added by Mills.
Links each of one storey and 3 bays, with blank niches over the windows, which
are sashed with glazing bars, except for the middle window of the north link
which is now unglazed. The pavilions are of one bay and 2 storeys each and
have pedimented gables and 1st floor sill bands. Their ground-floor windows
are tripartite with baseless Doric columns as mullions. The southern pavilion
has sashed windows Doric columns as mullions. The southern pavilion has
sashed windows, the 1st floor sill now lowered. The northern pavilion, in a
derelict condition, has sashed windows with glazing bars. Inside, Mills
created a 2-storey central hall with Grecian plasterwork. On the ground floor
are pilasters, above are columns and pilasters, and openings to a landing.
Above is a lantern and coved ceiling. Drawings of proposed alterations by
Mills are in the Lancashire Record Office.
Listing NGR: SD5165262767
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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