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High Hall, West Ayton

Description: High Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 327068

OS Grid Reference: SE9869884796
OS Grid Coordinates: 498698, 484796
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2493, -0.4867

Locality: West Ayton
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9JP

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Listing Text

SE 9884
8/43 (east side)
High Hall
- II

House. 1784-86, with later alteration. For Thomas Candler. Red brick in
Flemish bond on stone plinth; clay pantile roof, with slate roofs to
stable wings. Central staircase, double-depth plan, with traphouse and
stable wings to left and right. Garden front: 2-storey, symmetrical 3-
window front. Central 6-panel door beneath radial fanlight within
pedimented doorcase on brackets and panelled jambs, flanked by 3-window
bows. 16-pane sashes with stone sills and flat arches of gauged brick to
first floor. Coved timber eaves course. Street front: 2-storeys and attic,
4-window front, flanked by 1 storey projecting stable wings. C20
weatherboarded gabled porch to right of centre. Segmental coach arch to
right, linked to stable block. C20 double garage doors to former traphouse
to left, with lifting door over. C20 attic dormer. Ground floor windows
have segmental brick arches; those to first floor have wedge lintels of
gauged brick. Coped gables, plain kneelers and end stacks to both ranges of
double span roof. Interior: in the ground floor rooms to front range, bay
window panelling survives together with 6 panel doors and architraves. In
the ground floor rear rooms C18 doors have H-L hinges. In the attic, C18
fireplaces survive to the rear range, and there is a box bed to the front
room on the left.

Listing NGR: SE9869884796

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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