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Halton Place, Halton West

Description: Halton Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 323830

OS Grid Reference: SD8515754833
OS Grid Coordinates: 385157, 454833
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9893, -2.2278

Location: Halton West, North Yorkshire BD23 4LJ

Locality: Halton West
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 4LJ

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Listing Text

SD 85 SE
11/1 Halton Place


Large house. 1770 by John Crunden for Thomas Yorke with late C19 and early
C20 alterations. Rendered, stone dressings, slate roof. Central hall plan.
Tripartite facade: 3 storeys,3 bays gabled central feature flanked by slightly
projecting storeys single bay to left and right, also gabled. Central entrance
has recessed Tuscan porch of 2 columns and 2 pilasters; repressed entablature
with string course above and coat of arms of Yorke impaling Wright; moulded
architrave to entrance, 2-leaf doors of 4 panels each. 4 ground floor and 5
first floor windows have sashes; 3 second floor windows: left-hand 6 pane sashes,
casements in other 2; sill bands to all floors. Lunette window in central pediment.
Eaves stacks to left and right of central block. To left is c1880 2 storeys
2 bays service wing. Dressed stone. One ground floor and 2 upper floor windows
have sashes. Central ridge stack. At rear is c1900 2 storeys 4 bays extension
containing ground floor billiard room. Interior: hall contains open string
dog-leg staircase, stick balusters and ramped wreathed handrail. Dining room
and drawing room contain plaster friezes of festoons and fans with matching
Source: "The Ground-Plot, Plans, Elevations and Section of Halton-Place in
Yorkshire. The seat of Thos. Yorke Esq. Designed by John Crunden Archt 1770".

Listing NGR: SD8515754833

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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