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

Description

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 architmves. 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.

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Grid reference SK 39213 72155 (point)
Map sheet SK37SE

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Record last edited

Feb 14 2006 10:00AM

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