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Description: Wood Hall
Date Listed: 24 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166693
OS Grid Reference: TA1699136440
OS Grid Coordinates: 516991, 436440
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8111, -0.2247
ELLERBY CRABTREE LANE
TA 13 NE
(south side, off)
6/17 Wood Hall
House. 1820 with minor later additions and alterations. For the Maister
family. Grey brick in Flemish bond with Welsh slate roof. Asymmetrical on
plan. 2 storeys with 3-storey tower; 3 bays, that to right breaks forward
and is pedimented, that recessed to left is a cylindrical tower with
projecting single-storey porch set at an angle. Plinth. Entrance to porch,
steps to double, part-glazed door with fanlight in moulded architrave under
hoodmould. Cornice. Low parapet with blocking course. 12-pane sashes to
ground and first floors, those to turret are curved, all have ashlar sills
and flat arches of gauged brick, that to ground floor, right bay under hood
with consoles. 3-course, second-floor band to tower, oculus to third floor
over the porch. Overhanging eaves with paired modillions. Side stacks.
Hipped roofs. Garden front has 3 first-floor openings: to right a large
canted bay to full height. Tall, 12-pane sashes to ground floor under flat
arches with fluted consoles supporting hoods, one to left and one to each
side of the bay. 12-pane sashes to first floor under flat brick arches, all
with ashlar sills. Outer sides of canted bay have blind windows.
Interior retains original features including marble fireplaces, 6-fielded-
panel doors,some curved on section in moulded architraves, cornices,
shutters, and open-well staircase with wrought-iron strapwork balustrade -
with wreathed handrail. Dining room has 2-columnar Ionic colonnade. Family
papers refer to a London architect. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East
Riding, 1978, p 373.
Listing NGR: TA1699136440
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Source: English Heritage
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