Listed Building: TAPTON HOUSE (1088335)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 908, 13, 42
Date assigned Wednesday, March 13, 1968
Date last amended


'1. BRIMINGTON ROAD 5169 (South East Side) ----------------- SK 37 SE 13/42 13.3.68. Tapton House II* GV 2. Late C18. Somewhat in the style of John Carr of York. Red brick with double stone bands above ground floor. 3 storeys 4-1-3 sashes, centre 3 light sash in advanced bay with pediment above. Stone modillion cornice. Hipped slate roof, 1st floor centre window has stone balustrade and wood mullions with Corinthian pilasters. 3 part stone doorway with columns, side lights and pediment. Side elevation has 5 windows with 3 bay stone centre window feature with pilasters and cornice. Round steps up. Centre windows ornamental stone architraves. Rear has 8 windows and good open stone pedimented door. Interior Late Cl8 in style, much of it original but with later embellishments. Setting Landscape park-house set on top of hill, park now public. History Tapton House was the home of George Stephenson the railway pioneer. Listing NGR: SK3921372156.'

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  • Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 39213 72156 (point)
Map sheet SK37SE

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Record last edited

Dec 30 2021 8:06PM

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