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Description: Ingoldisthorpe Hall
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221397
OS Grid Reference: TF6875232537
OS Grid Coordinates: 568752, 332537
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8639, 0.5054
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TF 63 SE INGOLDISTHORPE BRICKLEY LANE (west)
4/13 Ingoldisthorpe Hall.
Country House. Dated 1757. Built as Mount Amelia for John Davy Esq.
Red brick of high quality. English bond with raised pointing; stone and
stucco dressings, slated roofs, carstone wings. 2 storey 5 bay centre
set on half-basement, 2 parallel wings of irregular bay rhythm. West
front to Park has 4 half-basement, 4 ground and 5 first floor sashes with
glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches with brick dressings. Central
stone stairs with simple cast iron baluster railings to central entrance.
Wooden architrave with fluted pilasters, richly detailed Corinthian capitals,
frieze with Rococo motifs, modillion cornice. Glazed French doors with
2 fixed lights above. 2 lead downpipes with initials RD and date 1757,
with heraldry. Stone cornice with stuccoed parapet above with lugged
angles and central lugged pedestal. Parapet returned with sweeps and
stacks. Hipped roof. East entrance front has brick of lesser quality,
5 bays with additional central porch c.1820. 4 ground floor arched headed
windows, 4 ground and 4 first floor straight-headed rubbed brick arched
windows, all sashes with glazing bars. 2 downpipes, 1757. 2 storey porch
with abstract Greek Revival stuccoed pilaster strips with entablature
continued on returns. Central 2 leaf raised and fielded 3 panel doors.
First floor landing window, sash with glazing bars, stucco architrave.
Returns single ground floor sash with margin lights and abstract stuccoed
panel with cornice to attic, eaves cornice, and stuccoed parapet to porch
and main block. Carstone wings of irregular fenestration mainly sashes
with glazing bars, with stuccoed parapet and swept north and south gables.
Later C19 additional pile attached to east of north wing. Interior: at
west ground floor hall with central stucco Zeus eagle with thunderbolts.
Inner hall has repositioned stairs of 1757 now projecting into c.1820
porch: carved string, one turned and one fluted baluster on urn base to
each tread. First floor landing arch of c.1757 with inserted late C18
carved panel and C20 doors. Ground floor at south has one mid C18 marble
fireplace with central sunburst head, egg and dart architrave and additional
c.1820 brackets to shelf. Ground floor at north opening from hall through
arch c.1820; mid C18 fireplace with egg and dart moulding, c.1820 frieze.
Both rooms with panelled dados, plaster moulded panelling above. First
floor 2 principal rooms on west front have panelled north and south walls
with mid-C18 fireplaces. Good 6 panelled raised and fielded doors throughout.
Listing NGR: TF6875232537
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Source: English Heritage
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