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Deer Park House, Scampston

Description: Deer Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 329387

OS Grid Reference: SE8725074483
OS Grid Coordinates: 487250, 474483
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1588, -0.6653

Location: Sandy Lane, Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8HW

Locality: Scampston
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 8HW

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Listing Text

SE 87 SE
(south-west side, off)
Deer Park House (formerly listed
as "Deer House or Gamekeeper's
10.10.66 Lodge in Scampston Park").
- II

Deerhouse, now farmhouse. c1780 for Sir William St Quintin, 5th Baronet,
with C19 and C20 extensions. Restored c1980. Red brick in random bond,
originally whitewashed, with sandstone dressings; pantile and tile roofs.
Square on plan with later extensions at rear. 2-storey, canted centre bay
flanked by 1-storey side bays. Central door of 4 sunk panels, beneath ogee-
arched fanlight with round Gothick glazing, flanked by similarly detailed
windows on each side and in side bays. First-floor windows are pointed
Gothick-glazed sashes. Stone sills to all windows. All ground-floor
openings have moulded brick hoods with return stops, and ground-floor
windows retain original leaded glazing. Raised dentilled first-floor string
forms eaves cornice over side bays. Similar eaves cornice to centre bay.
Castellated parapets with flat coping stones, shaped in the centre over
recessed blind trefoil. Parapets mask central pitched roof, with
2 rear stacks, and pent flanking roofs. Rear: openings much altered.
Against wall is a timber-cased cast-iron pump by W Smiddy of Malton. Left
and right returns: original arcaded deer shelters now blocked by C20
windows. Pointed Gothick-glazed windows to first floor. Raised dentilled
eaves band. Interior: not fully recorded. Doors and shutters of 6 raised
and fielded panels throughout. Ground-floor chimney-piece and overmantel.
First-floor room has plaster ceiling depicting garlanded hunting horns,
enclosed in a quatrefoil border, and plaster moulded wall panels. C19 and
C20 extensions not of special interest.

In the entry for the following :

SE 87 SE
(south-west side, off)
8/47 Deer Park House (formerly listed
as "Deer House or Gamekeeper's
10.10.66 Lodge in Scampston Park")
the grade shall be upgraded to grade II*, and the first two sentences of the
description shall be amended by the following:
"Deerhouse and banqueting house, now house. 1767 - 68. Possibly designed by
John Carr of York, carpenter Mr Will Rowland, carver Mr Shillito and plasterer
Mr Henderson. Designed for Sir William St. Quintin, 4th Baronet. C19 and C20

Listing NGR: SE8725074483

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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