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Old Rectory and Railings Attached to Doorstep, Kirby Misperton

Description: Old Rectory and Railings Attached to Doorstep

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 329277

OS Grid Reference: SE7784679561
OS Grid Coordinates: 477846, 479561
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2059, -0.8080

Location: Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX

Locality: Kirby Misperton
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 6UX

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Listing Text

Kirby Misperton Flamingo Land
SE 77 NE
7/15 Old Rectory & Railings
attached to doorstep.


The following shall be added to the description:-
"Interior contains a fine ashlar cantilevered staircase with iron baluster and
mahogany hand rail. Some marble fireplaces survive, as do all the shutters and
most doors.

SE 77 NE
7/15 Old Rectory and railings
attached to doorstep


Rectory, now zoo office. c1840. By Rev the Hon Augustus Duncombe.
Bordered herringbone-tooled sandstone; plinth; slate roof. 2-storey, 3-
window front. Entrance in left return. 3-window semicircular bay with tall
12-pane sashes between Tuscan columns at right. 4-pane sash at left. 12-
pane sashes on first floor. Bay window cornice continues as moulded first-
floor band beneath first-floor sill band. Overhanging eaves. Ridge stacks
to hipped roof. Left return: 2-storey, 3-window front, with 1-storey
quadrant screen wall at left. C20 door approached by flight of steps with
railings, flanked by 12-pane sashes: 12-pane sashes on first floor. Screen
wall has plain door with divided overlight. Moulded eaves cornice to wall
continues as moulded first-floor band across main front. Right return: 2-
storey, 5-window front. 12-pane sashes to both floors, those on ground
floor over recessed panels. Moulded first-floor band and sill band. Rear:
ground floor masked by service range. Radial-glazed staircase window in
round-arched recess at centre of first floor; tripartite sash at left and
12-pane sash at right. Moulded first-floor band and sill band. Doorstep
railings have stick balusters and flat handrail swept on turned standards at
the bottom.

Listing NGR: SE7784679561

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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