Description: Oxton Hall
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326432
OS Grid Reference: SE4967643454
OS Grid Coordinates: 449676, 443454
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8849, -1.2457
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OXTON OXTON HALL ESTATE
SE 44 SE
3/48 Oxton Hall
Small country house. Early C18 core with later additions and alterations
including extensive early C19 rebuilding and restorations of c1985.
Reddish-brown brick with Tadcaster limestone facade, Welsh slate roof.
Central-entrance hall plan. 2 storeys, 7 bays with 3-bay central
breakforward. Plinth. Central single-storey, tetrastyle Greek Doric
portico, frieze with triglyphs, modillion cornice and low parapet. Part-
glazed double-doors with overlight with vertical glazing bars. To either
side are tall 8-pane sashes with aprons. Otherwise 12-pane sashes
throughout, those to ground floor with aprons, those to first floor with
sills. Between windows to first floor of central breakforward are round-
headed niches. Moulded cornice. Low parapet to sides and pediment to
centre. Hipped roof. Ridge stacks. Garden front: ironwork veranda to
ground floor has fluted columns and ornamental frieze. To rear, several
openings have flat arches of red rubbed brick with ashlar keystones and red
brick quoined jambs. To stable yard side a round-arched window with Gothick
glazing to head. Carriage arch with later infil. Interior: extensively
remodelled in early C19 with many good features including cantilevered
staircase with wrought-iron lattice-work balustrade and wreathed handrail.
Service staircase has rod-on-vase balusters. Panelled entrance hall has
ornate door-cases with friezes decorated with mythological beasts. Cornice
with ornamental guttae. Mainly 6-fielded-panel doors throughout. Further
panelled rooms to either side with marble fireplaces. Other features
include fireplaces and ornate shutters.
Listing NGR: SE4967643454
Source: English Heritage
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