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Description: Haldenby Park House
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165406
OS Grid Reference: SE8201916991
OS Grid Coordinates: 482019, 416991
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6430, -0.7608
SE 81 NW LUDDINGTON AND HIGH STREET
HALDENBY (west side, off)
4/24 Haldenby Park House
House. Mid C18 with later C18 - C19 alterations for the Gee family. Brick,
stuccoed. Westmorland slates to earlier section, Welsh slates to right
addition. Early section L-shaped on plan, with 2-room, central entrance-
hall south front and wing to rear right; later additions to rear. 3
storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Altered late C19 porch with plain columns
carrying moulded cornice and flat hood, over original 6-fielded-panelled
door and plain overlight. Single late C19 ground-floor canted bay windows
with plate-glass sashes beneath moulded cornices and flat hoods. First
floor: C19 4-pane sashes in original flush wooden architraves with sills.
Similar but shorter second floor windows. Moulded wooden eaves cornice.
Hipped roof. Side wall stacks and ridge stack to rear right with ashlar
cornice and blocking course. Right return: main range has 2 first-floor
windows, later projecting 2-storey,2-window wing to right and ground-floor
bay window in angle. Main range has panelled door and overlight in
architrave, flanked by 4-pane sash to left, C19 bay window to right with
plate-glass sashes beneath hipped roof; pair of 4-pane first-floor sashes;
painted dummy 4-pane sash and shallow 8-pane sash to second floor. Wing has
pair of 4-pane ground-floor sashes, and similar but narrower sashes to first
floor, hipped roof, side wall stack to right. All windows have flush wooden
architraves and projecting sills. Interior. Open-well staircase with
ramped and wreathed corniced handrail, column foot-newel post, column-on-
vase balusters with square knops, profiled cheek-pieces and fielded
panelling below. Moulded cornices, spine beams and 6-panelled doors in
architraves to main front rooms. Other rooms probably contain original C18
and late C19 features. Not fully inspected. Stands in a parkland setting
on the north bank of the former River Don. Haldenby Park is shown on
Jeffrey's map of Yorkshire of 1775. Luddington churchyard and church (qv)
contain late C18 and early C19 monuments to the Gee family.
Listing NGR: SE8201916991
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