Description: Cambleforth Hall
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326451
OS Grid Reference: SE6467826140
OS Grid Coordinates: 464678, 426140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7277, -1.0212
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SE 62 NW CAIMBLESFORTH BRIGG LANE
5/1 Camblesforth Hall (No 9)
House now 2 dwellings. c1700 with later additions and alterations including
single-storey range to rear of no special interest. Probably by John Etty
of York. Reddish-brown brick in English bond with ashlar dressings and
slate roof. 2 storeys, with attics, 7 bays, window bays project slightly.
Plinth with moulded ashlar coping. Quoins. Central entrance a 6-fielded-
panel door within moulded architrave with frieze with floral scrolls and
consoles supporting broken pediment with plinth for bust. 18-pane sashes to
ground floor and first floor under flat arches of gauged brick. Overhanging
eaves with modillions. Pedimented roof dormers have 12-pane Yorkshire
sashes. Ridge stacks. Hipped roof with central well. To rear a 35-pane
unequally-hung sash with radial glazing to head under round brick arch with
ashlar keystone and imposts. To east facade an 8-panel door in Gibbs
surround with devil mask keystone. Interior. Substantial remains of
original interior including dogleg staircase with vase-on-ball balustrade
and large ball finials to newel posts, also first- and second-floor flights
of similar service staircase. Moulded panelling, ceilings and fireplaces
remain to most rooms. Panelled doors, some with shouldered architraves.
Not fully inspected. N Pevsner, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 154.
Listing NGR: SE6467826140
Source: English Heritage
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