Later 18th century house now forming rear wing of 1818
classical house, the latter most probably the work of
18th century house: 2-storey and basement rectangular W
facing house. The E elevation survives intact, the main W
elevation being largely obscured by the stair tower of the
later house. Rubble walling, polished granite margins;
granite quoins, rusticated to NW angle. E elevation with
central projecting bow with Venetian windows to basement and
ground floors, tripartite to 1st floor. All other windows
single light; all sash and case with 12-pane glazing. 2-bay
Moulded eaves cornice, conical slate roof over bow; main roof
piended and slated. Pair of coped axial granite stacks. Good
cast-iron balcony to bow.
Early 19th century house: 2-storeys, attics and basements;
squared whinstone with polished sandstone dressings, raised
angle margins. Long 7-bay frontage, wide pedimented central
entrance bay; centre and end bays shallow advanced. Steps to
paired Tuscan column porch with balustraded parapet;
pilastered tripartite doorpiece with sidelights. Double-leaf
doors with good semi-circular astragalled fanlight. To 1st,
single light window with flanking 8-pane false sidelights.
All windows single light, aarchitraved; those to ground with
consoled cornice. Sash and case with 12-pane glazing.
Band course over basement; cill course to ground and 1st.
Moulded eaves cornice, plain parapet; pediment over centre
bay. Piended slate roofs, pair of central stacks; wallhead
stacks to rear, all corniced.
E flank: full-width 3-light bow, cast-iron balcony to ground.
3-bay W flank. N elevation with full-height square stair bay
to centre with round-headed window; formerly coloured glass,
Interior: very high quality and well preserved. 18th century
house has mostly original plasterwork and cornices, good
marble and carved chimneypieces. Basement with groin-vaulted
old kitchens. 1818 house has all original plasterwork and
woodwork, good stair with elegant cast-iron balusters,
landing with fluted Doric screen.