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Fyling Hall, Fylingdales

Description: Fyling Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 327738

OS Grid Reference: NZ9368504297
OS Grid Coordinates: 493685, 504297
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4255, -0.5575

Location: Fylingdales, North Yorkshire YO22 4QD

Locality: Fylingdales
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO22 4QD

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Listing Text

NZ 90 SW
Fyling Hall

- II
Country villa, now a school. 1819 for John Barry. Herringbone-tooled sandstone
with purple slate roof. Centre block with irregular wings. 3 storeys, 4-bays,
slightly irregular. Later C19 3-bay ashlar porch: 4 pilasters enclose a 4-panel
door and sidelights, all with overlights, in centre; flanking sashes, top
service and parapet with carved pediment-shaped top and corner urns. 16-pane
sashes in outer bays on all 3 floors. 12-pane sashes in centre and at first
floor centre a round-arched stair window with key and impost blocks. Windows
have extended lintels and projecting cills. The right 1 1/2-storey, 1-bay left and
1-storey 2-bay right extensions, blank but for a 16-pane sash and a flush door.
[Further right extensions are not of special interest]. 6-panel door under
dentil cornice, and 16-pane sash, in left extension. Main house has top cornice
and parapet, corniced end chimneys. Rear (garden) front 3 storeys and basement,
3-bays. 6 wide stone steps to central 1/2-glazed door in later glazed porch.
Flanking canted bays, of 2 storeys and basement, have 8-pane sashes flanking
12-pane sash on each floor, apron panels between and top cornices with blocking
courses; basement openings altered. 12-pane central sashes on both upper
floors; 16-pane side sashes on top floor. Left 2-bay billiard-room extension
has French doors with external louvred shutters and small terrace with concrete
reproduction balustrade. Interior: Drawing room has marble chimneypiece, carved
with fasces and paterae, and original grate; plaster overmantel panel with
relief of putti. Doors of 6 panels in reeded architraves with paterae; some
pedimented overdoors with angel heads, possibly later. Elliptical hall arch;
staircase with 3 turned balusters to a tread, shaped tread ends, grip handrail
with spiral and curtail step on first floor.
R.C.H.M. Houses of the North York Moors, 1987. P.40 and Possim.

Listing NGR: NZ9368504297

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Source: English Heritage

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