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Selaby Hall, Gainford

Description: Selaby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111078

OS Grid Reference: NZ1531718303
OS Grid Coordinates: 415317, 518303
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5597, -1.7646

Location: Gainford, Durham DL2 3HF

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3HF

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Listing Text


6/126 Selaby Hall


Country house. Probably mid C17 with major additions c.1790 and alterations
in early C20. Roughcast masonry, graduated green slate roofs with roughcast
stacks. Main block c.1790 with mid C17 wing attached to right rear.

2-storey, 7-bay front with bowed 3-bay centre. Ground floor has low plinth,
sill band and mainly renewed 12-pane sashes with blind boxes; renewed 9- and
12-pane sashes, with projecting sills, above. Continuous eaves cornice. Low-
pitched hipped roof with 4 corniced ridge stacks. 5-bay left return with
bowed 3-bay centre; ground floor has 3 elongated 15-pane sashes. 3-bay right
return has circular towers to front and rear; mainly renewed 12-pane sashes.
Rear tower has C20 6-panel'door. Towers have low-pitched conical roofs.

2-storey rear wing has 4 irregularly-spaced bays. Double chamfered mullioned
windows of 2- and 3-lights have Gothick glazing with round-arched heads
containing Y-tracery. C20 single-storey addition at left. Continuous eaves
cornice. Roof, hipped to right, as 2 ridge stacks.

Interior: rear wing has doorway with chamfered reveal and four-centred head.
Main block has early Cl9 6-panel doors and window shutters.

Outbuildings attached to left return and rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1531718303

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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