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Spennithorne Hall, Spennithorne

Description: Spennithorne Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321723

OS Grid Reference: SE1375188913
OS Grid Coordinates: 413751, 488913
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2957, -1.7902

Location: Mill Flats Lane, Spennithorne, North Yorkshire DL8 5PR

Locality: Spennithorne
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5PR

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/114 Spennithorne Hall
15.2.67 (Formerly listed under General)


Large house. C18, perhaps with early C19 alterations. For Chaytor family.
Roughcast rubble, artificial stone slate roof. 2 ranges at right angles.
Garden front facing south probably of early C19 date, perhaps by John Foss
of Richmond. 2 storeys, 1:5:1 bays. Rusticated quoins to right. Sandstone
ashlar surrounds to openings. Central doorway below fanlight, glazed as
sash window with glazing bars, in Roman Doric pedimented portico. Above,
round-headed window with intersecting glazing bars, keystone and impost
blocks to surround. End bays of semi-circular bows with tripartite sash
windows with glazing bars separated by Roman Doric engaged columns. Other
windows, sashes with glazing bars. Blank pediment on parapet over central
3 bays, chimney-stack at left end. Lead rainwater goods, butts embossed
' C '. Rear range of 2½ storeys, with 5 bays facing west. Sash
windows with glazing bars, and round-headed landing window. Projecting
chimneybreast to north. In angle between the 2 ranges, late C19 projecting
porch with 2 ashlar Doric columns supporting crenellated parapet. Inside
porch, part-glazed oak door in round-headed doorway with rusticated quoined
and voussoired surround. Interior: in south range, good Regency rooms with
original doors, fireplaces, shutters and ceilings, including 1 with banded
reeds. In the west range, at its junction with the south range, an early-
mid C18 open-well staircase with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SE1375188913

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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