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Old Hall, Barmston

Description: Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 167758

OS Grid Reference: TA1556758794
OS Grid Coordinates: 515567, 458794
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0122, -0.2379

Locality: Barmston
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 8PQ

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Medieval Complex at Barmston Old Hall, Including Two Moated Sites, a Pond, Three Fishponds and Associated Enclosures with Part of a Field System., at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

TA 15 NE
(south side, off)
8/2 Old Hall

House. Probably late C17, with earlier range to left of reputedly C16
origins, and later additions and alterations including C19 range to rear.
Pinkish-red brick in Flemish bond with alternate rows of stretcher bond, range
to left in English garden wall bond with cobbles to side and rear, ashlar
dressings and pantile roof. Main range of 2 storeys with basement and
attics to gable with 2-lower-storey range to left with one window opening.
Main range: chamfered ashlar plinth. Ashlar quoins to right. 2 inserted
late C19 off-centre entrances, ornamentally-panelled doors with divided
overlights in panelled recesses and C20 surrounds, these interrupt three Cl7
blocked window openings with ashlar surrounds. Fourth original window to
right, a 3-light mullion-and-transom window with cavetto-moulded mullions in
double-chamfered surround, partly recut. Further inserted window between
doors an early C20 casement which interrupts plinth. First floor: 2-light
blocked cavetto-moulded mullion-and-transom window in double-chamfered
surround to left. Then a 3-light mullion-and-transom window with cavetto-
mouldings and rolled head in double-chamfered cavetto-and-roll moulded
surround. A blocked 3-light cavetto-moulded mullion-and-transom window in
double-chamfered surround, and similar glazed window. All partly recut.
Shaped ashlar modillion eaves band. Swept roof. Remains of ashlar kneeler
to right end, ashlar copings and ball finial. Left end has brick copings.
End stack, and rear external stacks with diamond chimneys. Tumbled-in brick
work to left gable end. Right gable end: 2 casement windows in chamfered
surrounds set into plinth, that to right shows remains of central mullion.
Ground floor has two 2-light mullion-and-transom windows, that to left has
partly-recut cavetto-moulded mullion in double-chamfered surround. First
floor has two 2-light cavetto-moulded mullion-and-transom windows. To gable
a casement window in remains of ashlar surround showing evidence of central
mullion, under triangular pediment of rubbed brick. To rear of main range:
ground floor has blocked 2-light mullion-and-transom window with remains of
cavetto-and-roll-moulded mullions. Further remains of blocked opening with
ashlar surround interrupted by early C20 casement. Mezzanine has 2-light
cavetto-and-roll-moulded mullion window in cavetto-chamfered surround.
First floor has 3-light mullion-and-transom window with similar moulding.
Cogged eaves. Range to left: ashlar quoins. Brick plinth with chamfered
ashlar copings interrupted by inserted early C20 casement window. Shaped
ashlar modillions. Brick copings, end stack. Gable end has remains of
blocked window with ashlar quoined jambs under cavetto-moulded hood with
label stops and brick relieving arch. Above a 3-light cavetto-moulded
window in double-chamfered surround with quoined jambs. Tumbled-in
brickwork to gable end. To rear: C20 glazed entrance and casement window.
3-light cavetto-moulded mullion-and-transom window in double-chamfered
surround under cavetto-moulded hood with label stops and relieving arch.
First floor has 12-pane, 2-light Yorkshire sash. Cogged eaves band.
Interior to both ranges much altered in C19. Reputedly the remaining part
of the C16 manor house of the Boyntons who acquired Burton Agnes Hall (qv)
through marriage in the C17. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East
Riding, 1978, p 167.

Listing NGR: TA1557058793

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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