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Statutory Address:

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Doncaster (Metropolitan Authority)
Clayton with Frickley
National Grid Reference:
SE 46786 08525



4/46 Frickley Hall



Country house. 'Built between 1722 and 1785 for Anthony Wharton of Carhouse, near Doncaster' (previous list description); present structure appears to be an early C19 rebuilding of the C18 house. Deeply-coursed, dressed sandstone; graduated Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys, 2:3:2 bays with additional bay set back to left and double service wing to rear right, principal entrance on right return. Garden front: symmetrical. Plinth. 3-bay, pedimented projection with French window in architrave, pulvinated frieze and consoled cornice. Ground- floor sill band, 2-pane sashes, bays 6 and 7 having sashes with glazing bars, consoled cornices to bays 2 and 6. 1st-floor band beneath sashes with glazing bars, bays 2, 4 and 6 with shaped sill blocks. Bay set back to left has French window, otherwise as front. Modillioned cornice, keyed oeil-de-boeuf in pediment has radial glazing bars. Hipped roof; 2 multiple-flue stacks in line behind ridge; another smaller stack to left. Rear: twin-gabled service wing clearly shows rebuilding of an earlier range built of local stone. Right return entrance front: 5-bays. Glazed Doric porch-with pediment. Sashes with glazing bars. Service wing set back on right.

Interior: central entrance hall has cantilevered stone staircase with fluted, square balusters; landing archivolts with matching balustrades; rectangular lantern with c6ffered central panel. 6-panel doors with central flute, some have Arts and Crafts copper fingerplates. Library has Delft-tile fireplace with pedimented bookcase over; ceiling frieze of roses and thistles. Wood fireplaces in other rooms, that to dining room with pastoral scene and festoons, that to sitting room with twin Doric columns. 1st floor: interesting Arts and Crafts fireplace in room to far left of garden front has beaten copper surround with Vitruvian scroll beneath ancient ship sailing towards setting sun; overmantel now with plain panel and motto. 'EAST WEST HAME'S BEST'; contemporary wall cupboards and shelving. Early C19 cast-iron fireplaces in some other rooms.

Listing NGR: SE4678608525


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12439/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr W. Robin Hodges. Source Historic England Archive
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