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Fircroft, Healaugh

Description: Fircroft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 326056

OS Grid Reference: SE4846844074
OS Grid Coordinates: 448468, 444074
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8906, -1.2640

Location: Wighill Lane, Healaugh, North Yorkshire LS24 8HE

Locality: Healaugh
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS24 8HE

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Listing Text

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453-/4/10000 Fircroft


Small country house, now home for the elderly. 1894 with C20
alterations. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roof.
7 stone stacks and ashlar coped gables with kneelers and ball
finials. Neo-Tudor style. Cill bands and first floor band. 2
storey plus attics. Ashlar cross mullion windows with plain
sashes, and mullion windows to attics. Entrance front, 4 windows.
Slightly projecting gabled centre, with a projecting porch to
left with a large 4 centred arched opening with plaque above. To
left a 3-light window with single light canted corner, above a
2-light and a 3 light window. To the left a 3-light half canted
bay window. Set back to right a 3 light window with 2 light
window above. North front, 6 windows. Off centre gabled
projection with a single 5-light window, above 3-light window and
in the gable a 3-light window. Set back to left 3 single light
windows and above two 2-light windows. Beyond a gabled
projection, with 2-light windows and above a 4-light oriel window
and in the gable a 2-light window. Set back to the right 2 single
light windows with a 3-light window above. Beyond a gabled
projection with a 3-light window, above a smaller similar window
and in the gable a 2-light window. South front has a recessed
centre with a large 6-light stair window. Beyond to the right a
gabled projection with a 2 storey canted bay window and in the
gable a 3 light window. To the left a 3 storey narrow gabled
projection with a single storey service wing set back beyond.
INTERIOR: Large entrance/staircase hall with glazed entrance
screen and front door with stained glass. Panelled wainscoting.
Segmental arched recess and 2 similar entrance arches with pairs
of wooden brackets supporting coffered ceilings. 2 flight
staircase with bulbous turned balusters and square newels,
leading to galleried landing with similar balustrade supported
on wooden 4-centred arches with ornate columns. Large 18-light
stair window with stained glass. Dining room has panelled
dado,embossed frieze and wooden panelled ceiling. Buffet alcove
with coffered ceiling and built-in buffet columned top, matching
wooden fire surround with similar columned over-mantle. Drawing
room, to left of entrance, has yellow and white marble fireplace,
to right of entrance, has grey marble fireplace and dado rail.
Wooden door surrounds and panel doors throughout.

Listing NGR: SE4846844074

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Source: English Heritage

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