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Description: Gristhorpe Hall
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 327048
OS Grid Reference: TA0871881877
OS Grid Coordinates: 508718, 481877
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2211, -0.3340
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GRISTHORPE MAIN STREET
TA 08 SE
5/18 (south side)
Gristhorpe Hall (formerly
18.1.67 listed as The Hall under
House. Mid C18, extended c.1800; further extension and alteration late C19.
For John Beswick. Limestone ashlar, rendered and whitewashed on street
side; slate roof; stone stacks. Originally 3-cell plan, remodelled and
extended to left and right c.1800; portico and kitchen wing added late C19.
Street front: 2-storey, 3-window quoined front, with later 2-storey bay to
left and ramped-up wall to right. Gabled and quoined projecting centre bay
contains panelled door with fanlight and pilasters, beneath pedimented Doric
portico with modillion cornice and entablature. Oculus in plain surround
above. Remaining windows are 4-pane sashes. Modillion eaves and ashlar
gable coping. Garden front: 2-storeys and attic; 3 bays incorporating full
height 3-window canted bay with single bay additions at each side, ramped
up. Half-glazed door approached by stone steps to centre of canted bay.
12-pane sashes to centre bay; tripartite sashes to outer bays; 16-pane
sashes to additional bays. Stone sills to all windows. Tripartite keyed
lintels, quoins and raised first floor band to original build. Coped gables
and shaped kneelers. End and left and right of centre stacks. Interior:
early C19 window and doorway panelling survives throughout the house. Good
Art Nouveau fireplace in ground floor room at end right. Early C19 open
string staircase, with turned balusters, shaped cheekpieces and wreathed
handrail. All first floor rooms except the centre one have early C19 fluted
fireplace surrounds with paterae. Late C19 kitchen wing not of special
Listing NGR: TA0871881877
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Source: English Heritage
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