This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 94SE BRAMLEY C.P. MUNSTEAD HEATH ROAD
4/54 Unstead Park House 9/3/60
House, now nursing home. Built by Mr Parry c.1780(originally called Farley Hill.) Dun coloured gault brick with stone dressings and low pitched slate roofs, hipped.
Two storeys with attic in pediment and parapets, stone coped, partly obscuring the roof. String course over ground floor and plinth below. Three storeys over base- ment to rear. Multiple stacks to left and right of centre, further stacks to extension set back to left. Three bay main block with central pedimented bay projecting slightly with lunette in tympanum. One 12-pane glazing bar sash window to each outer bay on the first floor, three sash windows to centre, all under gauged brick heads. Venetian windows to ground floor outer bays with Adam style fan decoration over the centre light and festoon carved entablatures over the side lights. Acanthus leaf capitals to columns attached to window mullions. Simple 12- pane glazing bar sash windows to centre flanking paved three-quarter glazed doors under traceried fanlight and dentilled pediment on attached half-columns and dosserets. C19 decoration in the spandrels. A flight of five steps to the main doors with square newel posts and balustrade to either side. C19 wing set back to left with pedimented centre break and roundel window. Plate glass sashes with gauged brick heads. Rear:- five bays with 12-pane glazing bar sash fenestration and central square portico.
Interior:- Contemporary chimney pieces and doors. The house occupied by Lord John Russell while out of office during Peel's Ministry of 1841-6.
Listing NGR: SU9910244156
© Mr Ron Garvey. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Garvey, Ron
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