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Grimston Court, Dunnington

Description: Grimston Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326126

OS Grid Reference: SE6554051830
OS Grid Coordinates: 465540, 451830
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9584, -1.0026

Location: A1079, Dunnington, York YO19 5LE

Locality: Dunnington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO19 5LE

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Listing Text

SE 65 SE
(north side)
2/14 Grimston Court
House now nursing home. J J H 1903 on plaque with later additions and
alterations including range to left of no particular interest. By
W Brierley for J J Hunt. Red brick in English bond with sandstone ashlar
dressings and slate roof. L-shaped on plan and double-depth. Jacobethan.
Main range: 2 storeys, 7 bays. Plinth. Steps to entrance in slightly-
projecting, gabled 3rd bay, a Tudor-arch with naturalistic decoration to
surround under continuous hoodmould. 5-long-panel door within. Above
entrance a 5-light oriel mullion and transom window. Otherwise single
lights and 2, 3 and 4-light cavetto-moulded mullion and transom windows.
1st floor band to right 3 bays. 1st floor sill band continues to wing. C20
fire escape to 6th bay. End bay projects to first floor level. Chimney
between 6th and 7th bays. Wing: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Flight of steps to end
entrance a 5-long-panel door in Tudor-arched surround. 6-light mullion and
transom canted bay window to 2nd bay, ground floor. Otherwise single light
and 2 and 3-light mullion windows. All windows in quoined ashlar surrounds.
Ridge stacks, some star-shaped, some diamonds, some in clusters. Interior:
ceilings with Jacobethan moulded plaster decorations. Panelling to some
ground floor rooms. 3 Jacobethan fireplaces, one ashlar, otherwise wood.
Nuttgens, P., Brierley in Yorkshire, The Architecture of the Turn of The
Century, 1984, p.13.

Listing NGR: SE6554051830

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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