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Earby Hall, Newsham

Description: Earby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322801

OS Grid Reference: NZ1038009633
OS Grid Coordinates: 410380, 509633
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4819, -1.8413

Location: Newsham, North Yorkshire DL11 7QY

Locality: Newsham
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7QY

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

5/100 Earby Hall

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C18 main range, added onto late C17 rear wing.
Coursed dressed sandstone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roofs. L-
shaped plan, the front main range of 2 storeys and loft, 4 bays, with 3-
storey wing to rear left. Front elevation: ashlar plinth; chamfered
rusticated ashlar quoins. In third bay, C19 4-panel door in eared ashlar
architrave with bases, pulvinated frieze and pediment. Sash windows with
glazing bars in raised ashlar architraves. Between second and third first-
floor windows, an inserted C20 oculus in architrave. Shaped kneelers,
ashlar coping. Ashlar end stacks. Single-storey outbuilding to right not
of special interest. Rear: C20 single-storey flat-roofed porch with leaved
6-panel doors; C18 round-arched landing window with ashlar surround of
Tuscan pilasters and moulded archivolt with tripartite keystone. Left
return of rear wing: quoins to right; blocked doorway, and on each floor
paired 16-pane sash windows in ashlar surrounds with impost blocks; cavetto
kneeler, ashlar coping and end stack to right. Right return of front range:
first-floor sash window with glazing bars in plain ashlar surround; boarded
loft opening with double-chamfered ashlar surround. Interior: front range:
2-panel doors; dogleg staircase with thick turned balusters and heavy swept
handrail; first-floor saloon had a fireplace at each end; in the rear wing,
stone staircase with moulded nosing, now deeply worn, formerly extending up
to second floor; first-floor joists of rounded section supporting very wide
butt-jointed floorboards. The house was used as a "London School" in the
late 18th century and again in the mid 19th century. North Yorkshire and
Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 954.

Listing NGR: NZ1038009633

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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