Description: Naburn Hall
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326195
OS Grid Reference: SE5960945481
OS Grid Coordinates: 459609, 445481
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9021, -1.0942
SELBY NABURN B1222
SE 54 NE
17.11.66 (west side, off)
4/83 Naburn Hall
Small country house. Early C18 with additions and alterations of 1815,
including wing to right, of c1920 including porch and veranda and chapel of
1859. For the Palme family. Pinkish-brown brick, rendered, with magnesian
limestone dressings and concealed Welsh slate roof, chapel of yellow brick
with cast tile roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays with later wing to right of 2
storeys and 2 first floor windows. C18 block. Plinth. Originally central
entrance now concealed by early C20 canted bay. Entrance now off-centre, a
part-glazed door to veranda which covers 3rd bay. Ground floor has 2-pane
sashes and casements. 1st floor band. 12-pane sashes, that above original
entrance in eared architrave with vertical tooling and keystone under an
ashlar plaque for coat of arms which interrupts 2nd floor band. 2nd floor
has unequally-hung 9-pane sashes, that to centre with ashlar sill. Early
C20 fire escape descends from central window. Moulded ashlar coping.
Hipped roof. Clusters of tall ridge stacks.. Wing to right has early C20
bay to ground floor with 2-pane sashes. First floor band. 12-pane sashes.
Second floor band. Low parapet. Chapel to rear of 3-bays with pointed
entrance and two pointed window openings. Interior: early-C18 dining room
has panelling with egg and dart moulding; pedimented doorcase with
pulvinated oak-leaf frieze; eared chimney piece with moulded and pedimented
overmantel; oak leaf and dentil cornice; panelled ceiling with Greek key
moulding. Staircase hall has openwell staircase with column on bulbous vase
balusters, two per tread. Original staircase window architrave (now an
opening leading to C19 wing) has Corinthian pilasters and moulded frieze.
Panelled ceiling has egg and dart moulding with a dentil and acanthus
moulded cornice. Further service staircase to second floor is closed string
with turned balusters. Some probably re-used C17 panelling to some rooms.
Some C18 8-panel doors in recessed fielded-panel surrounds to ground floor
and 6-panel doors in similar surrounds to first floor. Bathroom has C18
panelling and fire surround. Shutters to some windows. C19 wing has some
fireplaces with classical ornament, that to first floor sitting room has
frieze of nymphs holding swags, baskets of fruit and women weeping over
urns. Back kitchen has cast-iron range by Walter of York.
Listing NGR: SE5960945481
Source: English Heritage
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