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Frickley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton with Frickley, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.5713 / 53°34'16"N

Longitude: -1.295 / 1°17'41"W

OS Eastings: 446786

OS Northings: 408525

OS Grid: SE467085

Mapcode National: GBR MWD4.FJ

Mapcode Global: WHDCT.2HMK

Entry Name: Frickley Hall

Listing Date: 5 June 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334467

Location: Clayton with Frickley, Doncaster, DN5

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Clayton with Frickley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bilham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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