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Description: Calton Hall with Garden Walls, Gate Piers and Mounting Block
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324220
OS Grid Reference: SD9075859084
OS Grid Coordinates: 390758, 459084
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0277, -2.1426
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CALTON HALL BROW
SD 95 NW
9/6 Calton Hall with garden
walls, gate piers and
10.9.54 mounting block.
House. Medieval origins, altered C18 and C19. Squared slobbered rubble, stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Two storeys, 3 bays. Entrance in right-hand side
of gable end has a chamfered surround and a pointed arch; C20 door. To the left
is a 2-light flat-faced mullioned window with a plain surround on the upper floor
and a similar window on the ground floor with the mullion now gone; both have C20
casements. Coping and shaped kneelers to the gable. Garden front contains C20
ground floor window on right. The remaining openings are C19: entrance between 2
bay windows of 2 storeys each. Traces of earlier openings (now blocked) are visible
between the 2 bays. Stone ridge stacks at gable ends and centre. Rear contains
a first floor C17 2-light chamfered mullioned window with a 2-light window with
a flat-faced transom to its left and a ground floor single-light window with a
square surround. A 2-storey extension to the right under a catslide roof contains
a 2-light window with a flat-faced mullion on the ground floor and a similar but
shorter window above with a single-light stair window with square surrounds,
heightened and spanning 1 1/2 storeys to the left. Inside, the ground floor and upper
floor each contain a fireplace with a chamfered surround and 4-centre arched lintel
of 2 stone blocks. The former west gable end wall of the house extended to the
central ridge stack which apparently contains traces of mullioned windows in the
roof. The garden wall to the east contains an entrance flanked by ashlar gateposts
each with a moulded cornice and a ball finial. The base of the right-hand gatepost
is cut to take the first 2 steps of a 4-step mounting block on the exterior wall
Calton Hall was the home of John Lambert (1619-83), who fought for Parliament during
the Civil War. Source: T D Whitaker, History and Antiquities of Craven (Skipton,
1973) 2 vols.
Listing NGR: SD9075859084
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Source: English Heritage
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