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Elvington Hall, Elvington

Description: Elvington Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326134

OS Grid Reference: SE7007047638
OS Grid Coordinates: 470070, 447638
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9202, -0.9346

Location: 21 B1228, Elvington, York YO41 4AA

Locality: Elvington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO41 4AA

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Listing Text

SE 74 NW
(south side)
7/22 Elvington Hall
- II *
House. Elizabethan origins with later alterations and additions including
those of mid - late C18 with wing of c.1920. C18 additions reputedly by
John Carr. Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond, and pinkish-brown brick in
English garden wall bond with red brick and ashlar dressings and Welsh slate
roof. Garden front (the C18 part): 2 storeys, 3 bays with C20 2-storey, 2-
bay addition to right and further 2-lower-storey, 3-bay service wing.
Originally central entrance a C20 glazed door under fanlight with radial
glazing bars with probably early C19 doorcase of pilasters supporting
frieze, dentil cornice and open dentil pediment, within round-arched recess
of red gauged brick. Outer bays are canted to full height. 12-pane sashes
throughout under flat arches of red gauged brick with continuous sill bands.
Dentil frieze. Hipped roof with separate roofs to bays. Cast iron
rainwaterheads. C20 additions a single and a canted bay continue in similar
style. Service wing has tripartite 12-pane and 12-pane sashes. End and
ridge stacks. Entrance to rear a 6-panel double door in Corinthian doorcase
with dentil frieze and pediment. Interior: C18 features include neo-
classical cornice, frieze, fireplace window and door mouldings to ground and
first floor rooms of left-hand bay. Hall and lobby have modillion cornice.
Late C18 / early C19 fireplace to dining room brought from elsewhere.
Openwell staircase has column on vase balusters, 2 per tread, installed
c1920. 6-panel doors.

Listing NGR: SE7007047638

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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