Description: Nun Appleton Hall
Date Listed: 4 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 326400
OS Grid Reference: SE5562939908
OS Grid Coordinates: 455629, 439908
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8524, -1.1558
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APPLETON ROEBUCK NUN APPLETON HALL ESTATE
SE 53 NE
9/16 Nun Appleton Hall
Small country house. Late C17 for Thomas first Lord Fairfax with later
additions and alterations of c1710 for the Milners and of 1920 including
wing and tower to right and entrance porch, these latter of no special
interest. Reddish-orange brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof.
Rectangular on plan. 3 storeys, 7 bays with central breakforward in 2
stages. Plinth. Quoins. Entrance in early C20 porch has double doors with
overlight within pilastered surround with hood. Ground and first floor have
20-pane, and second floor has 15-pane unequally-hung sashes all with moulded
ashlar architraves, that to centre of first floor has ornamental vase
balustrade with acanthus consoles supporting hood. Remains of first-floor
band. Moulded second-floor band. Dentil and modillion cornice, flipped
roof, side and front stacks. Interior has 6-fielded-panel doors, some
moulded cornices, shutters to most windows, otherwise not fully inspected.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp 382-3.
Listing NGR: SE5562939908
Source: English Heritage
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