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Thorpe Hall, Rudston

Description: Thorpe Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 166830

OS Grid Reference: TA1092967675
OS Grid Coordinates: 510929, 467675
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0930, -0.3054

Location: B1253, Rudston, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 4JE

Locality: Rudston
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 4JE

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Listing Text


10/54 Thorpe Hall

Country House. Mid C17 origins, main block c1740, wings late C18,
extensive additions to right in same character in late C19. Stucco,
roughcast, brick with stone dresings, slate roofs. Main block of
3 storeys and basement, 5 bays arranged 2:1:2. Chamfered plinth,
rusticated quoins. Central C19 porch with Tuscan portico to main door
with fanlight in round-headed surround with pilasters, moulded capitals
and keyblock. Side windows to porch with intersecting glazing bars in
round-headed architraves with key-block under moulded cornice and coped
parapet. Centre bay breaks forward slightly above porch under semi-
circular pediment with scrolls and giant shell motif. Round-headed sash
door to balcony over porch with intersecting glazing bars in rectangular
surround, enriched with circles, under moulded cornice. Second floor
window has 16-pane sash in stone surround with projecting key-block.
Ground and first floor windows elsewhere have 15-pane sashes in wooden
surrounds with stone sills and moulded cornices. Second floor has
sashes with glazing bars in wooden surrounds with stone sills, wedge
lintels, and iron railings. Moulded cornice. Coped pilastered parapet.
Double end-stacks with strainer arches, hipped roof. Wings have
chamfered plinth and rusticated quoins. French windows with glazing
bars and 8-pane lights over to ground floor, first floor band, 16-pane
sashes with stone sills to first floor. Moulded cornice, coped parapet,
hipped roofs. Interior has several early features. Two 3-light flat-
headed windows with chamfered mullions in the basement indicate the
presence of an earlier house on the site. The long gallery in the
ground floor of the east wing has plaster frieze, cornice, and ceiling
in the Adam style. Elsewhere most internal features are of c1820:
6-panel doors in fluted architraves with roundels and rosettes,
fireplaces with fluted surrounds and roundels and rosettes, and a main
staircase with cut string, slender turned balusters, and heavy moulded
handrail, the latter perhaps re-used. Late C19 west wing not of special

Listing NGR: TA1092967675

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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