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Buckton Hall, Bempton

Description: Buckton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 166778

OS Grid Reference: TA1697973740
OS Grid Coordinates: 516979, 473740
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1462, -0.2106

Locality: Bempton
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO15 1DJ

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Listing Text


6/2 Buckton Hall
11.1.52 (Formerly listed as
Buckton Hall and
GV II* outbuildings)

Country house. 1744. For John Robinson. Chalk ashlar with stone
dressings: brick parapet, concrete roof. Square plan. Symmetrical
elevation of 3 storeys and basement, 5 bays 2:1:2. Centre bay breaks
forward under pediment. Moulded plinth, rusticated quoins. Stone steps
with flanking walls, pilasters and abutments to C20 panelled main door
in Gibbs surround with fanned key block and pulvinated frieze under
segmental pediment. Ground floor windows have Gibbs surround with
pulvinated frieze and fanned keystone block under dentilled cornice.
Bands to first and second floors. First and second floor windows have
simpler moulded architraves, the former with plain keyblock. In the
centre bay the first floor window has a pulvinated frieze and dentilled
pediment; that above it a moulded and shouldered architrave. All
windows have bracketed sills and contain C20 sashes with glazing bars.
Deep moulded cornice with pulvinated frieze, dentils, and modillions.
Pilastered brick parapet with moulded stone coping conceals flat roof.
Interior gutted by fire in 1919. Side and garden elevations
subsequently remodelled. Interior now contains 2 re-used richly
ornamented doorcases, and an overmantel, dated 1892. Large cellars:
brick vaulted on chalk footings.

Listing NGR: TA1697973740

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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