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Coleby Hall, Low Abbotside

Description: Coleby Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323192

OS Grid Reference: SD9329991154
OS Grid Coordinates: 393299, 491154
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3159, -2.1045

Location: Skellgill Lane, Low Abbotside, North Yorkshire DL8 3DX

Locality: Low Abbotside
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3DX

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There is also a scheduled monument, Bow Bridge 90m East of Bowbridge Hill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SD 99 SW
Coleby Hall, formerly
called Bowbridge Hall
Manor house. Dated 1655. For John Colby (sic). Roughcast rubble, stone
slate roof. E-plan. 2 storeys with attics to bays 1, 3 and 5; 5 bays, bays
1, 3 and 5 gabled and projecting. Central tower porch has round-arched
ashlar doorway with moulded capitals, ogee-chamfered arris and hood-mould.
Above, square plaque with weathered raised legend "1655". Stone benches
inside porch, and studded board door to inner square-headed doorway with
hood-mould and ovolo, fillet and hollow-moulding to arris. Board door in
chamfered ashlar surround to right of bay 5. Double-chamfered mullion and
transom windows, the same on every floor of each bay: 4-light with hood-
moulds to first bay; 2-light with dripstones to second bay; 3-light with
hood-mould to porch; 4-light with extended dripstones to fourth bay; 4-light
to fifth bay. Large external end stacks, shafted corniced stack between
bays 4 and 5. Left return: 3-light double-chamfered mullion window on
ground floor; 4-light double-chamfered mullion window with ogee-moulding on
inner chamfer to first floor. Interior: porch gives onto hall, now divided,
with chamfered fireplace with pointed arch of fine ashlar voussoirs with
masons' marks; parlour to right has fireplace with pointed flat arch of
ashlar voussoirs. Stone newel staircase at rear of hall. First floor:
sections of plasterwork frieze with fleurs-de-lis on first-floor, also
straight-headed chamfered fireplace. Collared-rafter roof trusses. Hartley
M & Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979), pp 76-7; VCH i, p 201.

Listing NGR: SD9329991154

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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