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Tatefield Hall, North Rigton

Description: Tatefield Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 330528

OS Grid Reference: SE2746451817
OS Grid Coordinates: 427464, 451817
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9617, -1.5829

Location: North Rigton, North Yorkshire HG3 1QZ

Locality: North Rigton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 1QZ

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

1/60 Tatefield Hall


House. C16 with alterations C19 and C20. Ashlar, stone slate roof.
2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows. Garden front: entrance to right has plain
surround and is blocked by C20 12-pane window. To left: two 2-light
recessed, flat-faced mullion windows with C20, 9-pane casements. Similar
4-light windows above, with C20 leaded lights. Central and left gable
stacks. Right gable has C20 panelled central door, a 2-light double-
chamfered window between the 2 first-floor windows, and an oval window in
twisted-rope surround in gable above with sundial over. Interior: front
room right has fine open fireplace wth timber mantle beam. Remains of a
stone spiral stair to left. The remains of a second spiral stair and thick
stone walls in the cellar suggest that the core of the house is medieval.
The house underwent alteration 1870-1900. It was occupied by B W J Kent a
collector and antiquary who died c1970. The grounds contain many items from
his collection, including sundials, carved heads, quern stones , cannons.
H Speight, Kirkby Overblow and District, London, 1903, p 122.

Listing NGR: SE2744251787

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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