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Kilnwick Old Hall, Beswick

Description: Kilnwick Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164475

OS Grid Reference: SE9953149737
OS Grid Coordinates: 499531, 449737
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9342, -0.4854

Location: Church Lane, Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 9JG

Locality: Beswick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 9JG

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Listing Text

SE 94 NE
2/3 Kilnwick Old Hall
16/4 (formerly listed as
Kilnwick House)

The remaining part of Kilnwick Hall, formerly the seat of the Grimston family. Hall, formerly the seat of the Grimston family.
Offices, now house. Early C17, with mid C18 rear parallel range to east
wing. Red brick in English bond, stone slate roofs. L-shaped range of 2
storeys and attics with 5 bays to south wing and 4 bays to east wing.
Quarter-round moulded plinth. Front elevation: ground floor: cross-mullion
windows throughout, originally with hollow-chamfered rubbed bricks to
mullions and transom, now made up into plain chamfers with cement. Some
original casements survive, with square quarries in lead cames and original
ironwork, particularly to the east range. The east range also has plank and
muntin panelled doors under 4-centred arches to the extreme right and left.
Similar blocked door in approximately central position to south range.
First floor: east range: four 2-pane sashes under segmental brick arches.
South range: scattered fenestration: 2-pane sliding sashes, 6-pane sash, and
C20 window with top-opening lights. Dentilled brick eaves cornice, hipped
roof, plain close verges. Axial stack to each range, each with a central
square flue flanked by diagonally-set flues. Interior: east range, first
floor east end has room with a deep coved ceiling and a centre rose. South
range has 2 first-floor rooms lined with early C18 plank and muntin
panelling. This building formerly housed the offices to Kilnwick Hall, which was
demolished 1951.

Listing NGR: SE9953149737

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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