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Dalton Hall, Dalton

Description: Dalton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322722

OS Grid Reference: NZ1106409020
OS Grid Coordinates: 411064, 509020
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4764, -1.8308

Location: High Lane, Dalton, North Yorkshire DL11 7LA

Locality: Dalton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7LA

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/21 Dalton Hall


Fortified manor house. C15 with late C16 or early C17 alterations, early
and mid C19 alterations and extension, C20 restoration. Rubble with ashlar
dressings, artificial stone slate roofs. T-shaped plan, 2 and 3 storeys,
2:1:1 first-floor windows. Continuous ashlar plinth. Quoins to 3-storey,
3-bay tower, to left of 2-bay early C19 extension, and to right of mid C19
service addition. Left 2 bays: to right, 6-panel door below fanlight with
radial glazing bars in ashlar doorcase with open pediment on cavetto
brackets with paterae; to left, 3-light sash window; first-floor, sash
windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds; ashlar coping and end stack
to left. Central tower: ground-floor canted bay window on bowed ashlar
base; first-and second-floor windows as first-floor windows to left; hipped
roof; end stacks, that to right external. Right-hand range: board door in
ashlar surround to right, and on each floor a casement window in ashlar
surround; ashlar coping and end stack to right. Rear of tower: quoins;
ground-floor French window in made-up double-chamfered surround; on first
and second floors a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with hoodmould,
and similar blocked window without hoodmould in gable which has moulded
coping. Left return of tower: blocked ashlar surround of original doorway.
Right return of tower: external stack supported on 3 huge first-floor
corbels, hidden inside lean-to scullery. The tower had 2 heated rooms on
the first floor, then had a fourth storey added and a large fireplace formed
on the ground floor. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings
Study Group Report No 415.

Listing NGR: NZ1106409020

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Source: English Heritage

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