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Bagdale Old Hall, Whitby

Description: Bagdale Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 326518

OS Grid Reference: NZ8964610826
OS Grid Coordinates: 489646, 510826
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4849, -0.6178

Location: Spring Hill, Westerdale, North Yorkshire YO21 1QL

Locality: Whitby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 1QL

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 1
(Bagdale Old Hall)
NZ 8910 3/23 23.2.54.


Early C16. Restored 1883 and subsequently. Principal part L-shaped; 2
storeys and gabled attics. Ashlar; 3 and 4-light stone mullioned windows
with cornice above first floor, 3-light mullioned windows to capped gables
with kneelers. 2-light mullioned windows in capped and kneelered gabled
dormers. Bagdale Old Hall was the seat of several noted local families
and the home of Browne Bushell, son-in-law of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He was
hanged as a traitor in 1651. Panel brought from the Merceria in Venice,
and mentioned by Ruskin, built into 1 of walls. (See P Shaw Jeffrey
"A Short History and description of Bagdale Old Hall" 1945).

Nos 1 to 5 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ8964610826

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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