Description: Oswaldkirk Hall
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 329606
OS Grid Reference: SE6186278925
OS Grid Coordinates: 461862, 478925
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2024, -1.0531
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OSWALDKIRK MAIN STREET
SE 67 NW (south side)
6/46 Oswaldkirk Hall
House, c,1690, with earlier wing. For William Moor. Hammer dressed
limestone, Westmorland slate roof. Formerly central entry to staircase
hallway, with entrance now moved to side of house, and service wing,
probably a survival from an earlier building on same site, to right. Main
house: 2 storeys with attics, 5 bays. Plinth and rusticated quoins. Steps
to glazed door in eared doorcase beneath broken segmental pediment flanked
by sashes with glazing bars in architraves. First floor band. First floor:
sashes with glazing bars in eared architraves. Decorated cast-iron
rainwater heads. Modillion cornice. Hipped roof with three 2-light
Yorkshire sash dormers. Ridge stacks. Service wing: one storey and attic.
C19 wooden veranda. Sash window with glazing bar to ground floor. 2 dormer
sash windows with glazing bar to attic. Ridge stack. Bellcote to right.
Gable coping and shaped kneelers. Interior: reception rooms contain fine
moulded plaster ceilings. Bolection moulded panelling and door
surrounds, which carry broken pediments. Bulbous balusters and massive
handrail to staircase. Panelled moulded plaster ceiling to landing with
swags and scrolled foliage, of early C18 date.
Listing NGR: SE6186278925
Source: English Heritage
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