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Leyburn Hall, Leyburn

Description: Leyburn Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321773

OS Grid Reference: SE1103590484
OS Grid Coordinates: 411035, 490484
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3098, -1.8319

Location: Shawl Terrace, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5BP

Locality: Leyburn
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5BP

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Listing Text

(west side)

12/24 Leyburn Hall


Hall, c1750. For John Yarker. Roughcast with ashlar dressings, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys, E-plan. South elevation: 1:1:5:1:1. Central range:
plinth, rusticated quoins. Ground floor: 4-pane sashes in moulded
surrounds, the central one eared and enriched with a cornice supported on
consoles. String. First floor: sashes with glazing bars in moulded
surrounds. Cavetto cornice, blind parapet. Bays 2 and 8 recessed with
quoined surrounds to openings, casement window to left, glazed door to
right, sash windows with glazing bars above. End pavilions with rusticated
quoins and full height round-arched openings with moulded ashlar surrounds
to tripartite windows with Doric half-columns below Diocletian windows.
Pediments with wrought-iron weather-vanes above. North elevation:
1:1:3:1:1. Central range with central Doric portico to 6-panel door below
plain fanlight in moulded surround with moulded imposts and keystone. Sash
windows in moulded surrounds, hipped roof. Bays 2 and 4 recessed with
Gibbs-style double-decker Venetian window, that to left partially blocked on
ground floor. End pavilion wings project, each with 2 tall blind round-
arched openings and hipped roof. Interior: arcaded hall. Drawing Room and
Morning Room with fine door-cases and cornices, Morning Room has in addition
panelling and fine chimney-piece. Staircase hall with ionic columns and
imperial staircase with decorative plasterwork ceiling, perhaps by Cortese.
West pavilion has very plain, full-height Music Room which could have been a
private chapel, as Yarker family had recusant sympathies. Marcus Binney,
"Leyburn Hall, North Yorkshire", Country Life October 20 1977, pp. 1090-3.

Listing NGR: SE1103590484

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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