Wednesday, 9 February 2011

News – Conisbrough Priory to be Auctioned Off

…In one auction house in Sheffield on February 15th and then three days later in London they have the Grade II listed 19thcentury Conisbrough Priory which is situated west of Doncaster.  Rotherham swimming baths is also available at a guide price of £150,000….From:
Another off loading from the Council to raise funds - From what I can ascertain this is a Nursing home and A1 offices on Castle Street:
SK59NW (east side)

4/28 The Priory (offices of
5.11.62 Local Authority Housing
Department) (formerly
listed as Priory House).


House now local authority offices. Early-mid C19. Ruled stucco, Welsh slate roof. 2-storey, 3-bay front with wing across rear projecting beyond right return. Giant end pilasters and raised central bays Rectangular stone steps to central door with fanlight in doorcase having keyed archivolt and modillioned  ediment. Outer bays each have a canted bay window with sashes and modillioned cornice. 1st floor: plain central sash with projecting sill in segmentally-arched recess rising from doorcase; outer bays have similar paired sashes. Cornice, breaking forward over ends and centre, beneath parapet with balustraded panels over each bay. Hipped roof with stacks to rear, at junction with lower wing, and on ridge of rear wing.

Listing NGR: SK5129898751 Source: English Heritage

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