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Low Hall, Brompton

Description: Low Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 327324

OS Grid Reference: SE9398381705
OS Grid Coordinates: 493983, 481705
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2225, -0.5600

Location: Malpas Road, Brompton, North Yorkshire YO13 9DQ

Locality: Brompton
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9DQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

13/1 Low Hall

Manor house, now house. C17; remodelled in C18; further alteration and
extension in early C19; re-roofed c1975. Dressed sandstone on sandstone
rubble plinth; sandstone ashlar dressings; roofs of stone flags and
pantiles. Central-stairhall plan. 5-bay front, arranged 2:1:2. 2-storey,
single-bay centre, flanked by 2-storey and attic projecting cross wings with
quoins. Pedimented centre bay contains half-glazed double doors in triple-
keyed Gibbs surround. 16-pane sash in triple-keyed raised surround above.
Broken moulded eaves cornice and raking cornice to pediment. Rainwater
heads and drainpipes with moulded clamps in angles with cross wings. Cross
wings have 24-pane sashes to ground and first floors, and 6-pane sashes to
attic, all in raised keyed surrounds. Coped gables with kneelers. Stacks
to centre of cross wings, that to right extruded, with offsets. Right
return front: ground-floor sash in quoined, keyed surround. Rear: Gothick-
glazed staircase window in round-arched surround, with imposts. Two 6-panel
doors beneath flat arches of chiselled voussoirs to rear centre of each
cross wing. Interior: open-string, dog-leg staircase with moulded, wreathed
handrail; stick balusters interspersed with C20 replacement wrought-iron
balusters. Moulded cornice to ceiling and plaster moulded roundel to centre
of ceiling. Gothick-glazed screen at foot of stairs. Ground-floor room to
right: possibly reused C17 square panelling with carved panels over
fireplace. Cross-beamed ceiling. Ground floor room to left: raised and
fielded dado panelling. Cross beam with guilloche moulding and dentilled
cornice. Ground-floor room to rear left: early C19 cusped Gothick fireplace
in cast iron. Most doors throughout the house are of six raised and fielded
panels in fluted architraves with paterae.

Listing NGR: SE9398381705

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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