Description: Low Hall
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 327064
OS Grid Reference: SE9872784304
OS Grid Coordinates: 498727, 484304
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2449, -0.4864
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WEST AYTON GARTH END ROAD
House. Late C17 with later alteration and extension. Rendered, with
pantile roof and rebuilt brick stacks. 2-cell, central-entry plan with rear
service range added. 2-storey, symmetrical 3-window front. C20 central
part-glazed, gabled porch contains 4-panel door in stone basket-arched
chamfered doorway. Later open-pedimented doorcase on fluted pilasters with
ball mouldings in place of dentils. C20 fenestration. Rear: C20
fenestration with a single surviving 16-pane sash to first floor right.
Interior: closed string straight staircase with splat balusters. Front and
back harr-hung plank doors in deeply splayed openings with timber bolts and
lock boxes. Ground floor room to left has a spine beam with ovolo moulding.
A carved spice cupboard door has been re-used in a cupboard to the left of
the window. First floor room to left has a fine early C19 fireplace with
detached fluted Ionic columns and entablature. In the attic a C19 boxed bed
survives at the head of the stairs, and the firehood in the room to the
Listing NGR: SE9872784304
Source: English Heritage
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