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The Little Hall, Heslington

Description: The Little Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326179

OS Grid Reference: SE6276450243
OS Grid Coordinates: 462764, 450243
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9445, -1.0453

Location: Main Street, Heslington, York YO10 5EB

Locality: Heslington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO10 5EB

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Listing Text

SE 65 SW
(west side)
1/67 The Little Hall
House. Inscribed and dated 'JY/1734' in plasterwork of hall ceiling with
later additions and alterations including wing to rear. For John Yarburgh.
Pinkish-brown brick with ashlar and red brick dressings and plain tile roof.
2 storeys, 5 bays. Red brick quoins. Central entrance an 8-fielded-panel
door with C20 overlight within pilastered doorcase with open pediment on
brackets. Unequally-hung 15-pane sashes throughout with red brick quoined
jambs and under flat arches of red rubbed brick. 4-course first floor band.
Eaves band. Parapet with ashlar coping. Ashlar coping to eaves. End
stacks. Scalloped gables. To rear: staircase window an 18-pane sash with
radial glazing bars to the head. Interior: panelled sitting room with C18
fireplace. Dining room has panelling and alcoves with shaped shelves.
Rococo fireplace. Window seat contains earth closet. Openwell staircase
has barleysugar-on-vase balusters, 3 per tread. Rectangular panels of
moulded plasterwork to staircase hall ceiling. Panelling to landing and
some first-floor rooms. Dog-leg closed string service staircase with
column-on vase balusters. Shutters to most windows. Pevsner, N.,
Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p. 250.

Listing NGR: SE6276450243

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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