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A Grade II Listed Building in Dore and Totley, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3292 / 53°19'45"N

Longitude: -1.5302 / 1°31'48"W

OS Eastings: 431387

OS Northings: 381472

OS Grid: SK313814

Mapcode National: GBR KYRY.J8

Mapcode Global: WHCCQ.GLK2

Plus Code: 9C5W8FH9+MW

Entry Name: Moorwinstow

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457047

Location: Dore and Totley, Sheffield, S17

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Dore and Totley

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dore Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/9/255 (South side)


Small country house. Dated 1912, with additions in sympathetic
style c1950. By Norman Doncaster for himself. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and stone slate roofs with various
stacks and coped gables with kneelers. Main roof has a square
stone ridge stack. Pastiche of south western Vernacular style
of c1600, incorporating some re-used items.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attics; 3 bays. Cross plan. Windows
are mostly stone mullioned leaded casements. Central gabled 3
storey porch has a 2-light window on the upper floors, that to
the second floor smaller. Both have drip moulds. Ashlar
doorcase with inscribed chamfered lintel, label mould and
studded plank door. To right, a small 2-light window, with a
smaller window below. and in the return angle, a single storey
To right again, a large external stack with deep chamfered
plinth, stepped shoulders and 2 square stone flues set
To left, a flush gable with a single light first floor window
to the right. Above, a central 3-light window, and below, a
similar 4-light window.
Garden front has a central gabled wing with a side wall stack
with 2 square ashlar flues set diagonally. Tall 4-light window
above, and similar window with transom below, both with drip
moulds. To left, a 2-light window, then a single window.
Below, a canted stone bay window, 3 lights, with hipped roof.
To right, a small 3-light window, then a single window. Below,
a tall 4-light window, the right light altered to form a
French window. Beyond, to right, addition with 2 storey square
stone bay window with flat top and moulded cornice. 4-light
window on each floor.
INTERIOR retains almost all the original features of the
principal rooms. Entrance hall has doors with shaped panels
and oak dogleg stair with turned balusters to landing and
close studded infill panel with rendered nogging. Over the
stairs, a moulded wooden pointed arch with drop, and over the
upper flight, a canopy with double round arches.
Sitting room, to right, and central dining room, are connected
by a wide opening with wooden lintel. Fully panelled sitting
room has an inglenook with single chamfered Tudor arched
bressumer, stone cheeks, and panelled overmantel. Inglenook
window with shutter, and fitted bookcases.
Dining room has full height moulded framed panelling and
chamfered span beam. Tudor arched fireplace with lattice
carving and half-round brick hood, and resited carved
overmantel, c1600.
Both rooms have 8-panel doors with wrought-iron furniture.
Bedrooms have 8-panel doors and original fireplaces. Main
bedroom has three quarter height softwood panelling with
cornice. Linen cupboard has original fittings.
Outside, the gardens have mainly the original layout and
(Country Life April 12, 1930: London).

Listing NGR: SK3138781472

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

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