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Hauxwell Hall, West Hauxwell

Description: Hauxwell Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321932

OS Grid Reference: SE1618193335
OS Grid Coordinates: 416181, 493335
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3353, -1.7526

Location: The Avenue, West Hauxwell, North Yorkshire DL8 5LR

Locality: West Hauxwell
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5LR

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Listing Text

SE 19 SE
8/47 Hauxwell Hall
Country house. Late C17 and mid-late C18. C17 phase for Sir Marmaduke
Dalton. Coursed sandstone, part rendered, and ashlar, with Welsh slate
roofs. Central C17 3-storey block altered C18, flanked by C18 2-storey
ranges. North front: coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings. 2:3:3:2
bays. Main 3-storey, 3-bay range: ashlar plinth. Central part-glazed door
below overlight with ovoid panel of Elizabethan heraldic enamelled glass, in
chamfered quoined surround with cornice supporting 2 ball finials. 15-pane
sash windows with 12-pane unequally-hung sashes to 2nd floor. Ashlar
parapet. Hipped roof. Ashlar stack between bays 2 and 3. 2-storey range
to left: ashlar plinth, quoins. Sash windows with glazing bars. Ashlar
parapet. Hipped roof. 2-storey range to right: ashlar plinth. 15-pane
sash windows. Roof hipped to right. Ashlar stack between bays 2 and 3. 2-
storey range further to right: part-glazed door in ashlar surround; sash
windows with glazing bars; hipped roof. South, garden front: ashlar, left-
hand block rendered. 3:3:3 bays. Central 3-storey block breaks forward:
chamfered rusticated quoins. Central part-glazed leaved doors below 2-light
overlight with ovoid panels set in quarries within a pedimented Tuscan
doorcase. On either side, sash windows, with glazing bars in lower sash,
and with ovoid panels set in quarries in upper sash. Band. First floor:
sashes with glazing bars. Second floor: 6-pane sash windows. Cornice.
Parapet. Corniced central stack. Flanked by 2-storey blocks with sash
windows with glazing bars and bands; cornices and parapets as central block.
Ground-floor windows of left-hand block have ovoid panels of Elizabethan
heraldic enamelled glass. Further to left, recessed 2-bay range of dressed
stone has sash windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds, parapet and
firemark of Yorkshire Insurance Company. To far left, lower continuation of
same range, with 2 sash windows below 9-pane unequally-hung sashes.
Parapet. East front: ashlar. 4 bays. Continues style of south front. One
lst-floor sash has upper ovoid panel. Interior: below central block and
east range, vaulted cellars. Date "1672" on stone near first doorway of
cellar. Within cellar, 2 medieval doorways, one with ogee chamfer and
chamfer stops to jambs and a bolection moulding to lintel, the other with
bolection moulding to jambs. Back stairs, above entrance to cellar, have
late C17 decorative turned balusters to first floor, splat balusters to
second floor. Entrance hall: open-well staircase of late C17 decorative
turned balusters in oak, painted white. In east range, to north, morning
room of c.1810, with large fireplace, minstrels' gallery, and a ceiling
divided into square panels, with moulded ribs, perhaps of C17. To south,
the drawing room of early-mid C18, with Vitruvian scroll over
fireplace, fluted Ionic pedimented doorcase with bayleaf garland on
pulvinated frieze, eared panelling and fine modillion cornice. At south
side of central block, the dining room with deep Doric frieze, perhaps of
c.1810. On south side of west wing, the Library has imported C17 panelling
with incised frieze; thick astragals. On first floor, above it, the
tapestry room with C18 overmantel and cornice. West wings have queen post
roofs. VCH i, p. 246.

Listing NGR: SE1618193335

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Source: English Heritage

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