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Hipswell Hall, Hipswell

Description: Hipswell Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 321913

OS Grid Reference: SE1881198426
OS Grid Coordinates: 418811, 498426
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3810, -1.7119

Location: 66 St Johns Road, Hipswell, North Yorkshire DL9 4BG

Locality: Hipswell
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL9 4BG

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Listing Text

SE 19 NE
5/28 Hipswell Hall

Western range of fortified manor house, now farmhouse. C15 with alterations
dated 1596. Manor house of the Fulthorpe family, altered for George
Wandesford. Coursed stone, part roughcast, with ashlar dressings, stone
slate roof. 2 storeys with near-central 3-storey tower porch, 2 first-floor
windows. Quoins. Embattled parapet. Porch: part-glazed door in chamfered
ashlar surround with triangular soffit to lintel. Above, plaque with raised
lettering "GW 1596". First floor: 2-light double-chamfered mullion window
with vertical iron bars and hoodmould. Second floor: 2-light double-
chamfered mullion window with vertical iron bars. Plain parapet. Left
return of porch: double-chamfered light vent between ground and first
floors; waterspout from parapet. Right return of porch: waterspout from
parapet. House, to left of porch: 4-light double-chamfered mullion window
with vertical iron bars and hoodmould on ground floor; 4-light double-
chamfered mullion and transom window with vertical iron bars and hoodmould
on first floor. To right of porch: 2-storey 5-sided bay window with ogee
lights in square heads with recessed spandrels and vertical iron bars.
First-floor windows cinquefoil-cusped, those on ground floor have had the
cusping cut away. Between windows, a traceried panel with a cross moline,
the arms of the Fulthorpes. Crenellated parapet. To right of window,
waterspout from parapet. Rear: most original openings blocked, including a
doorway and windows. On first floor, a window of 2 pointed lights. Two-
storey flat-roofed extension, said to be of c.1917, re-using old materials,
and with re-set chamfered doorway with triangular soffit to lintel and board
door on left return. Right return: 5-light chamfered mullion window with
hoodmould on ground floor; 5-light chamfered mullion and transom window with
hoodmould on first floor. Interior: armorial shield in plaster ceiling of
ground floor bay window. The extensive manor house is shown in Samuel
Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook (1979), p. 384. VCH i, p. 302. H. Speight,
Romantic Richmondshire (1897), p. 118.

Listing NGR: SE1881198426

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Source: English Heritage

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