Description: Grinton Lodge
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 321971
OS Grid Reference: SE0482697584
OS Grid Coordinates: 404826, 497584
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3737, -1.9272
Explore more of the area around Grinton, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.
SE 09 NW
16/33 Grinton Lodge
Former shooting lodge, now a Youth Hostel. c1800, much altered. For
James Fenten. Pebble-dashed rubble, stone slate roof. Buildings of
1, 2 and 3 storeys around a courtyard. Ashlar sandstone surrounds to
openings, classical and Gothick motifs, castellated rooflines. East
front: 2 storeys; canted bay of 3 windows on each floor, then 3 first
floor windows with round-headed openings and straight-headed sashes with
glazing bars, and 3-storey tower to right with stepped diagonal
buttresses. South elevation of 2 storeys, 9 irregular first floor
windows. On north, single storey range with three 2-light flat-faced
mullion windows with lintels carved with hood-mould. The approach is
from the west through a carriage entrance with segmental-arched head.
Inside courtyard, opposite carriage entrance is main baronial-style
doorway in single-storey porch. South range may have been coach houses
and stables. Interior: commmon room in canted bay with Adam style
fireplace. The building is a prominent feature in the landscape.
Listing NGR: SE0482697584
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.