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Description: The Old Hall
Date Listed: 9 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 166379
OS Grid Reference: TA1909828519
OS Grid Coordinates: 519098, 428519
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7395, -0.1958
Nos 2 and 4
(The Old Hall)
TA 1928 NW 2/5 9.1.54.
Early C18. Built for Henry Waterland (1673-1766), solicitor, patron of the
Borough, several times Mayor, and brother of Dr Daniel Waterland, Archdeacon
of York. Brown brick. Double pile. Pantile roof with narrow valley and coped
gables carried across valley to form parapet. Two storeys. Wooden brackets
to gutter. Slight break forwards at corners and at centre bay. Five ranges
of cased sashes with keystones and rubbed voussoirs. Door with 8 fielded panels
and oblong fanlight with glazing bars. Flat hood on elaborately carved scrolled
consoles. East side has various cased sashes and one mid-C19 French casement
with marginal glazing bars. Rear wing has tumbled gable.
Interior. Doors each with 6 fielded panels and moulded surrounds throughout.
Hall has wooden modillioned cornice. Cantilevered staircase with moulded handrail
ramped upwards to newels, and original newels in situ: these have spirally
gadrooned bases and octagonal knops 1/3 way up. Moulded dado on wall opposite
balusters, with fielded panels below.
Principal ground floor room is wainscotted throughout. Moulded dado, dentilled
cornice, and fielded panels. Door flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters. Windows
have window seats and shutters with fielded panelling.
Room above this has similar panelling. Diagonally-placed fireplace with Arts
and Craft chimneypiece (tall tapering pilasters to eye-level mantel shelf).
Windows have window seats and shutters with fielded panelling.
Other 1st floor room lids fielded panelling partly dismantled. Windows have
window seats and shutters with fielded panelling. Mid C19 iron grate.
Listing NGR: TA1909828519
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Source: English Heritage
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