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Westerdale Hall, Westerdale

Description: Westerdale Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 328064

OS Grid Reference: NZ6625106020
OS Grid Coordinates: 466251, 506020
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4453, -0.9799

Location: Back Lane, North York Moors National Park YO21 2DU

Locality: Westerdale
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2DU

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Listing Text

West side (off)

6/146 Westerdale Hall


House, now Youth Hostel. Shooting-box for the Duncombe family,
before 1874.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate
and lead roofs. Baronial Tudor style. Square plan with canted
south-eastern extensions enclosing service courtyard.

Very irregular elevations ranging in height from 1 to 5 storeys,
with even higher tower stair turret. Crow-stepped gables. Stone-
mullioned windows of varying sizes, some with transoms; window
woodwork mostly replaced.

Entrance front 2 storeys and attics of varying heights, 3 irregular
bays. Central open porch with Tudor arch and blank shield over.
Tudor-arched inner door. At left the canted screen wall has
another such door and to left of it an octagonal pavilion with
tented lead roof. Right return has battered lower courses and some
original leaded glazing in window heads. 3-bay garden front has
gabled left bay with 2-storey square window projection, central
stair window with armorial glass, and massive 5-storey battlemented
tower at right.

Row of conjoined diagonal stacks above the left ridge and another
row on the 2-storey service wing on south side of courtyard.

Pevsner, N. Riding p.384.

Listing NGR: NZ6625106020

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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