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Description: Fisher's Hall
Date Listed: 25 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331301
OS Grid Reference: SE2354877204
OS Grid Coordinates: 423548, 477204
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1901, -1.6406
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SE 27 NW
SE 2352 7717
5/21 Fisher's Hall
Folly. Dated 1750 for Wm Aislabie. Tufa rubble and ashlar. Roofless,
formerly with stone slates. Octagonal in plan, 1 storey. A pointed-arched
doorway with Gothick pilasters and moulded arch. Above a tablet inscribed
"WA 1750". To other sides are pointed-arched window openings with the
remains of wooden Y-tracery in the heads. Plain eaves band. The WA in the
inscription refers to William Aislabie of Studley Royal, near Ripon who laid
out Hackfall Wood during the middle of the 18th century in the "Romantic"
vein. The building is known as Fisher's Hall after Aislabie's chief
gardener who worked at Hackfall. Derelict at time of resurvey. North
Yorkshire Historic Gardens Register - Hackfall, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE2354877204
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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