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South Ferriby Hall, South Ferriby

Description: South Ferriby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165866

OS Grid Reference: SE9884321359
OS Grid Coordinates: 498843, 421359
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6794, -0.5050

Location: South Ferriby, North Lincolnshire DN18 6HD

Locality: South Ferriby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN18 6HD

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Listing Text


(north side)

2/66 South Ferriby Hall
6.11.67 (formerly listed as The Hall)

- II

Small country house. 1805 for Sir John Nelthorpe with later C19 additions
to rear. Red brick: original section in Flemish bond with front and right
return in narrower facing bricks. Concrete tile roof to central front
section, slate roof to wings and rear. Plan: double-depth central section
has single room to front with two central canted bays and entrance/stairhall
to right, flanking single-room projecting wings with canted fronts and later
additions to rear. Main rooms to front and right; service and servants'
rooms to left and rear. 2 storeys, 6 bays; symmetrical, with 4-bay central
section flanked by single-bay wings. Entrances to end bays of central
section have flights of 4 stone steps to half-glazed panelled doors (that to
left a dummy) beneath plain overlights and channelled and keyed stucco flat
arches. Pair of central full-height bay windows with three 12-pane sashes
to each floor in Doric surrounds with columns supporting recessed
entablatures. First floor 12-pane sashes to either side with channelled and
keyed stucco flat arches and projecting cills. Fronts of wings have 3
similar windows to each floor, apart from blind window panels to right side
of left wing. Three downpipes to central section with fluted rainwater
heads bearing date. Plain eaves board. Double-span hipped roof to central
section; hipped roofs to bays, wings and additions. Pair of axial stacks to
front central section, large axial stack to rear; lateral stacks to wings,
axial stacks to later section. Right return: 2 storeys with 2-storey and
attic section to right, 5 bays. Original wing to left has 3 stone steps to
French window and single 12-pane sashes to each floor similar to front;
later section set back to right has 3 flush 12-pane ground floor sashes
under segmental arches, similar sash and tripartite sash to first floor, 2
unequal sashes to attic and stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice.
Interior. Stairhall has open well staircase with ramped and wreathed
handrail, column newels and balusters, ornate dentilled cornice to lower
hall, and modillioned cornice and pair of round-headed doors with radial
fanlights in architraves to upper hall. Ground floor central room has
moulded dado rail, ornate moulded cornice and marble chimneypiece with
reeded surround and frieze with carved panels. Ground floor right wing has
ornate moulded cornice and marble chimneypiece with triple half-columns and
pulvinated frieze with carved central and side panels. The three main first
floor rooms have moulded and dentilled cornices and good chimneypieces with
composition ornament, that to centre left particularly ornate. Beaded-panel
window-shutters and doors in architraves throughout. N Pevsner and
J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 369.

Listing NGR: SE9884321359

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Source: English Heritage

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