House. Early C18. Red brick with sandstone dressings. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Large central stack. Chamfered stone plinth, dentil cornice and coped parapet with ball finials. Two storeys plus attics. Symmetrical three-bay east elevation, the centre bay advanced and pedimented. The ground floor has a flight of five stone steps up to a Tuscan Doric ashlar doorcase with rustication and segmental pediment. Half glazed door with traceried fanlight. Flanked on each side by Venetian windows with ashlar surrounds and glazing bar sashes with thick glazing bars. Three glazing bar sashes above the double keyed moulded architraves. The centre bay rises to an attic storey with a small glazing bar sash in a moulded architrave. Parapet wall on either side ramped to centre. Two roof dormers. Four bay north elevation with four glazing bar sashes under wedge brick lintels, the second from the right are false. Lower service range, possibly earlier, behind. Interior: Open string staircase with three knopped turned balusters per tread. Heavy ramped handrail. Stone flagged entrance hall with Tuscan Doric Venetian archway. Drawing room has bolection panelling and a segmental arch to the fireplace bay. Dining room has dentil cornice and C19 marble chimneypiece with fluted columns, from elsewhere. Eared architraves to the doorways. The Venetian window has geometrical relief patterns on the pilasters. The upper rooms have two plain chimneypieces with eared surrounds and a chimneypiece with geometric frieze and dentil cornice. Said to have been built by the Burdetts of Foremark as a dower house.
Listing NGR: SK3550526504
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