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Brockfield, Warthill

Description: Brockfield

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 328702

OS Grid Reference: SE6630454980
OS Grid Coordinates: 466304, 454980
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9866, -0.9903

Location: Warthill, North Yorkshire YO19 5XJ

Locality: Warthill
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO19 5XJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(north-west side,
5/46 off)
Brockfield (formerly
listed as Brockfield
Hall House Warthill)


The grade shall be amended to II*


(north-west side, off)
Brockfield (formerly listed
29.1.53 as Brockfield Hall House


House. 1804. For Benjamin Agar by Peter Atkinson Senior of York. Brick in
Flemish bond, Westmorland slate roof. Central-hallway entry with service wing to
left. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with lower 2-storey service wing. Main front: entrance
bay breaks forward with projecting pilastered porch containing double-leaf door
beneath cambered brick arch. Round-headed windows in round-arched recesses to
re-entrant angles. Moulded cornice of porch carries wrought-iron balcony in front
of Venetian window. All other windows are sashes with glazing bars under cambered
brick arches. Replacement cornice. Stacks rising through pitch of hipped roof.
Garden front: full height 3-window central bow. Unequal sashes throughout. Later
single-storey garden room to left. Interior: cost-iron geometrical stair to
circular hall. Greek key cornice with foliate frieze, possibly of slightly later
date above. Venetian window with Ionic columns light staircase. Drawing room:
pair of niches flank door decorated with Adam style festoons. Acanthus leaf
cornice. Delicate moulded plaster ceiling. Morning room: fluted architraves with
paterae to corners, and dado rail.

Listing NGR: SE6630454980

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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