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Description: Esk Hall
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327521
OS Grid Reference: NZ8656607810
OS Grid Coordinates: 486566, 507810
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4583, -0.6662
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ESKDALESIDE-CUM-UGGLEBARNBY COACH ROAD
17/50 Esk Hall
Small country house. Early-mid C18; remodelled and extended early C19;
further alteration c.1870. Probably for Richard Burdett; subsequent
alterations for the Coates and Corner families. Herringbone-tooled
sandstone on chamfered plinth. Extensions of tooled sandstone. Stone
slate roof to main house and slate roof to extension wing. Central
stairhall plan, two rooms deep; early C19 service wing added at right;
later C19 front porch and rear alterations. Entrance front: 2- storey-
and-attic centre bay between 2-storey projecting, canted bays, linked by
1-storey pilastered porch; 2-storey, 2-window wing at right. Central
panelled door in porch beneath keyed segment-arched hood on moulded
brackets. Tall narrow flanking sashes beneath keyed round arches. Raised
oval panels within the arches contain low-relief monograms of Edward
Corner. Moulded sill and impost bands. Keyed Venetian window with sashes
on first floor above porch. Attic window is square sash with plain lintel
and sill. Flanking bays have tripartite large-pane sashes on both floors.
Wing windows are 12-pane sashes with tooled sills and lintels. Moulded
eaves cornice beneath plain parapet with flat coping runs across entire
front, broken back over main house centre bay. End stacks to both ranges
of double-span main roof; hipped roof to wing. Garden front: 2-storeys,
4-bays, right end bay cross-gabled. All windows are C19 and C20. Cavetto
moulded eaves course. Coped gables and plain kneelers. Left and right
returns: coped parapet, raked up and flattened in centre to disguise
Interior. Open-string, dogleg staircase with shaped treadends, stick
balusters and moulded handrail, wreathed around newel at foot. Staircase
rises to attic where landing rail re-uses turned balusters with square
knops. Similar balusters re-used in subsidiary staircase in wing.
Staircase divided from entrance hall by wide segmental arch on panelled
pilasters. On first floor, both rear rooms retain bolection-moulded
overmantel panelling. RCHM, Houses of the North York Moors; pp.38,220,
Listing NGR: NZ8656607810
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Source: English Heritage
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