Listed Building: UPPER HOUSE, KINDER ROAD (1334819)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 178, 2, 136
Date assigned Friday, April 21, 1967
Date last amended Thursday, April 12, 1984


House, formerly farmhouse, then hunting lodge. Dated I754, substantial additions dated I905. Coursed squared gritstone and rock-faced gritstone rubble. Gritstone dressings. Stone slate roofs. Stone gable end and ridge stacks. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. Part two storey, part single storey. Quadrangular plan, with central courtyard. West elevation - CI8 farmhouse to south. Central doorcase with modern glazed door. To either side three-light flush mullion windows, that to north being much enlarged. Above one four-light and one three-light flush mullion windows. To north early C20 wing in rock-faced rubble, ending in crosswing, also embattled tower abutting earlier farmhouse. Tower has four-centred moulded arch to porch above three-light mullioned window with dripmould over and sundial. Inner pointed door with Gothick tracery. To north two five-light and one three-light mullion windows with dripmoulds over. Various single light windows, including oval window. Above three two-light and one five-light similar mullioned windows, with two single light openings, one being oval. All dressing to this wing are rock-faced. Northern range in similar style except stonework is coursed. Western section has embattled parapets with various mullioned or single light windows with dripmoulds over. Large pointed arch through to courtyard. Beyond to east lower garage wing. South elevation - embattled two storey tower with four-centred arch below and two stepped buttresses. Four-light mullion window above with round headed lights. Dripmould over with scroll stops. Bartizan to east corner of tower. To east single storey hall with low eaves, through which protrudes a large mullioned and transomed window with leaded lights, stained glass in parts. Door to east lintel dated I905. To west two-light mullion window. East wing - single storey with two and three-light mullion windows. Internal courtyard is paved and cobbled. Rear of buildings in keeping with facades. Four semi-circular steps to hall door with lintel dated I754. Interior of hall has fine medieval timbers re-used from church, in the ceiling and on the walls. (formerly listed as Kinder Upper House)

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Grid reference SK 06221 87843 (point)
Map sheet SK08NE

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Dec 5 2013 3:09PM

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