GATEFORD HILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156552
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Apr-1985
Statutory Address:
GATEFORD HILL HOUSE, GATEFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEFORD HILL HOUSE, GATEFORD ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Bassetlaw (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 57042 81942

Details

SK 58 SE WORKSOP GATEFORD ROAD (North side)

1/64 Gateford Hill House (Formerly listed as 13.2.67 Gateford Hall, House & garages) II

Small country house, now offices. 1824 by George Grockney for Henry Machin. Extensive additions in matching style by Steetley Co. 1959-63 and later. Ashlar with hipped slate roof rising to flat. Ashlar dressings, architraves, plinth, cornice and parapet. All front windows are glazing bar sashes. 2 central and 2 flanking roof stacks, 2 rear wall stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, L-plan, with recessed west service wing. Main south front has projecting outer bays with setback corners. Central Greek Doric porch with paired columns, cornice and balustrade, containing panelled round headed doorcase with hood,fanlight and flanking antae. Flanked by 2 sashes with panelled aprons, and above, 5 smaller sashes. East front has recessed central bay with central full-height sash with consoles and pediment, flanked by single round headed sashes with keystones. Above, 3 smaller sashes. To right, lower rear wing, 2 storeys, 4 bays. C20 slate roof. 6 sashes and above, 4 similar sashes. To right again, C20 extension, 11 bays. 3 storey west front has projecting bay to right. 2 sashes on first and second floors, and above, 3 similar sashes. Rear elevation has irregular fenestration with glazing bar sashes and mullioned windows. Service wing, ashlar with hipped graduated slate roof, has plinth and single off-centre ridge and single side wall stacks. 3 storeys, 4 bays. 4 blocked openings and above, 4 sashes; above again, 7 larger sashes. West end has, above, a single cast iron casement. Rear elevation has 2 garage doors and irregular fenestration with glazing bar sashes and cast iron casements. Interior has full-height circular stair well with moulded cornice and shallow domed lantern with Greek Key in soffit. Cantilevered moulded ashlar stairs with ornate cast iron balusters and scrolled handrail. 5 eight panelled doors. Principal rooms have moulded skirtings, cornices and bosses and marginal stiled doors. Front room to left has panelled walls with plaster architraves, segmental headed recess to left, and reeded marble fireplace flanked by single doors. Front room to right has Classical style marble fireplace. Both have Adam style basket grates.

Listing NGR: SK5704281942

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
241273
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16816/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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