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Description: Thorlby House
Date Listed: 2 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323984
OS Grid Reference: SD9747453241
OS Grid Coordinates: 397474, 453241
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9752, -2.0400
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SD 95 SE STIRTON WITH THORLBY BOG LANE
7/13 Thorlby House
Large house, mid - late C18, altered c1840 with late C19 and C20 alterations.
Square stone, rendered roughcast, sandstone dressings, slate roof. Greek revival
style. C18 wing with projecting c1840 entrance block to right. Entrance front:
2 storeys, 3 bays. Right-hand entrance has Greek Ionic portico, pulvinated frieze,
pediment with modillions; 4 panel door with dentilled lintel, and fanlight. On
ground floor French window with moulded surround, late C19 casements. Upper floor
sill band and 2 upper floor windows with moulded surrounds; 4 pane sashes.
Projecting modillioned cornice. Projecting quoins, left-hand eaves stack. Left-
hand return contains 2 storey bow window with 3 lights to each storey. On ground
floor are two engaged pilasters and two Ionic columns in antis; decorated modillions.
Upper floor sill band and moudled surrounds to windows. Sashes without glazing
bars on ground floor, sashes with glazing bars on upper floor. To left are recessed
4 bays of C18 house, refronted c1840 with two c1910 bay windows to ground floor,
probably by Perkin & Bulmer. Cast iron verandah of late C19 with Composite capitals
to 4 pillars. Interior: mid C19 architraves to round-headed arch from entrance
hall to stair, now with mid C20 2-leaf doors. Elaborate mid C19 plasterwork on
ceiling of entrance hall and drawing room. Stone geometrical stair -with moulded
cast iron balusters and wreathed handrail. Plan of house in entrance hall by James
Hartley of Skipton, 1926, copied from plan by Perkin & Bulmer, 1911.
Listing NGR: SD9747453241
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Source: English Heritage
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