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Colburn Hall, Colburn

Description: Colburn Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 322365

OS Grid Reference: SE1961099228
OS Grid Coordinates: 419610, 499228
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3882, -1.6995

Location: Colburn Lane, Colburn, North Yorkshire DL9 4PE

Locality: Colburn
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL9 4PE

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Listing Text

SE 19 NE

Colburn Hall

Manor house. Range dated 1662 added to an earlier range at right angles.
Rubble, stone slate roof. T-shaped plan, 2 storeys, 1:3 first-floor
windows, range to right with continuous rear outshut. Quoins. Right range
(later): central oak board door with glazed panel in slightly-chamfered
ashlar surround with hood-mould. Above, square stone carved with coat of
arms of D'Arcy family, flanked by scrolls, dating from 1621 and brought from,
Sedbury Hall near Gilling West. 16-pane sash windows with pointed-arch
glazing bars to top row of panes, below deep lintels. To left, on first
floor, part of stone surrounds to 2 tall, narrow windows shown in that
position in Samuel Buck's sketch. Gable-end elevation of left range: on
ground floor, C20 4-light casement window under segmental-pointed relieving
arch; on first floor, 16-pane sash window with deep lintel, set within wider
opening of quoined jambs under segmental-pointed relieving arch; blocked 2-
light double-chamfered mullion window in gable. Shaped kneelers (of earlier
form on west range), ashlar copings, C20 replacement finials. Stacks
between first and second bays and at end right. Rear: later range has two
2-light chamfered mullion windows in outshut, that to right without
mullion . Left return (earlier range): blocked first-floor doorway at right
end; corniced stack from first-floor fireplace towards left; stack from
ground-floor fireplace towards right. Right return (later range): older
roofline of lower building than present (as shown on Samuel Buck's sketch);
kneelers dated "16" and "62", probably reused when roof raised. Interior:
in ground-floor room to right, late C18 basket-arched ashlar surround for
kitchen range, and ogee-stop-chamfered cross-beams and some chamfered
joists; ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams in central ground-floor room; in
left range, rougher chamfered cross-beams and bible box cavity in east wall
of front room. The hall is part of the medieval complex which includes the
former Courthouse (qv) and which is shown on a sketch of "Cowburn" in Samuel
Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook (Wakefield Historical Publications, 1979),
p 382. VCH; i, p 301.

Listing NGR: SE1961099228

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Source: English Heritage

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