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Kneeton Hall and Attached Outbuilding to North, Middleton Tyas

Description: Kneeton Hall and Attached Outbuilding to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 322124

OS Grid Reference: NZ2136806879
OS Grid Coordinates: 421368, 506879
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4569, -1.6719

Location: Middleton Tyas, North Yorkshire DL10 6NN

Locality: Middleton Tyas
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 6NN

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Listing Text

NZ 20 NW

2/58 Kneeton Hall and attached
outbuilding to north
19.2.51 & 4.2.69 [Formerly listed as Kneeton
Hall and outbuilding on north
of Kneeton Hall separately]
- II

Farmhouse and attached outbuilding. Late C16, C17 and early C18. Rubble
with ashlar dressings, pantile roof. 2 storeys with attics, 5-bay main
range with rear wing and cross wing to left, and 2-bay outbuilding to right.
Main range, north elevation: quoins to right. Central 4-panel door below
overlight in architrave with bases and moulding behind outer edge,
pulvinated frieze and cornice. 4-pane sash windows in architraves. Shaped
kneeler and ashlar coping to right. Ashlar end stacks. To right,
outbuilding of 2 lower storeys. Ground floor, from left: C20 metal garage
door in quoined coach-house doorway with ashlar segmental-pointed arch;
board door in architrave with torus and scotia moulding on bases; 2 first-
floor shuttered openings with chamfered surrounds, formerly mullioned and
stanchioned. Shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to right. To left, gabled
cross wing projecting forward: quoins. 3-light mullion window on ground
floor; 3-light mullion and transom window on first floor; 3-light mullion
window in gable, all chamfered. Kneelers, moulded coping to gable. To
left, added roughcast 2-storey lean-to with, in gable end, ex-situ door-head
with weathered lettering on chamfer, probably dated 1597. Large external
stack in centre of left return of cross wing rises up through lean-to roof.
Right return of cross wing: board door in chamfered surround. Rear, south
elevation of rear wing: quoins. Ground floor, from left: double-chamfered
surround of 2-light mullion window (mullion missing); 6-panel door in
chamfered surround; two 4-pane sash windows in architraves; blocked double-
chamfered cross window. First floor: 4-pane sash window in architrave at
landing level; 2 chamfered cross windows, the third blocked. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar coping. To left, set back, rear of main range: quoins to
left. Blocked surrounds of single-light windows on first and second floors.
To right, set back, rear of cross wing: quoins to right. 3-light mullion
window on ground floor; 3-light mullion and transom window on first floor;
blocked 3-light mullion window in gable, all chamfered; moulded coping and
remains of finial. Left return of rear wing: blocked 2-light chamfered
mullion window in gable. Right return of rear wing: 2-light mullion window
on ground floor; blocked cross window on fist floor; blocked 2-light mullion
window in gable, all chamfered. Interior: panelled shutters to C18 windows.
In rear wing, C18 staircase with turned balusters of octagonal columns
tapering downwards to vases. A plain square-headed doorway dated AD 1597,
with illegible letters and the date 1616 above the door-head is mentioned in
VCH i, p192.

Listing NGR: NZ2136806879

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Source: English Heritage

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