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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 831-1, 4, 25
Date assigned Tuesday, March 13, 1951
Date last amended


House with attached steps and railings and containing natural spring bathing pool; now Royal British Legion Club. 1697 for the Duke of Rutland; pool vaulted over in 1705; later additions and alterations; early C19 side wings. Deeply-coursed sandstone and coursed limestone; stone slate, concrete tile and Welsh slate roofs. EXTERIOR: original L-shaped house of 3 storeys and attic with infilled angle; elongated 2-storey side wing across west side with single-storey wing attached. C17 part has large quoins; shaped kneelers with ball finials and chamfered gable copings. Entrance front: 6-panel door approached by 4 stone steps with curved handrails on mid C19 Neo-classical, cast-iron balustrade panels. 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window on left has leaded lights; single-light stair window. Rebuilt gable with band linking the kneelers. Single bay to right of gable has 2-light chamfered mullioned windows to each floor and a parapet. Left return: gable to left with large round-arched 3-light window with transom (lighting the pool); altered window above on left and chamfered single-light window to right; renewed 2-light window to attic. To right of gable a chamfered 2-light window to ground floor, altered window above then a square-faced 2-light mullioned window. 2-storey side on left projects and has an open-fronted rustic porch with 4-panelled door in tufa-lined recess beneath fish-scale, stone-slated canopy. Both gable ends of 2-storey wing have 2-light mullioned windows. INTERIOR: original open-well staircase with square newels having moulded caps; balustrade boxed in except in attic which has exposed turned balusters (newels of staircase supported on inserted props). Round-arched vault over bath measuring approximately 10mx5m; 2 flights of stone steps into the pool; iron handrails. Listing NGR: SK2173368592

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Grid reference SK 21733 68592 (point)
Map sheet SK26NW

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Nov 13 2017 12:00PM

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