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Balustrade, Two Sets of Steps and Stone Bench on South Side of Newby Hall, Newby with Mulwith

Description: Balustrade, Two Sets of Steps and Stone Bench on South Side of Newby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331794

OS Grid Reference: SE3477867402
OS Grid Coordinates: 434778, 467402
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1013, -1.4696

Location: Newby, North Yorkshire HG4 5AE

Locality: Newby with Mulwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 5AE

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Listing Text


1/37 Balustrade, 2 sets of
steps and stone bench on
south side of Newby Hall


Balustrade, 2 flights of steps to south and bench to west. c1875 probably
designed by William Burges for Henry Vyner and Lady Mary Vyner. Ashlar.
The balustrade encloses the parterre on the south side of the house, and
projects southwards to enclose a garden pond. The balusters are bulbous,
piers have urns and ball finials. The bench at the west end is curved, with
central urn and ball finials crowning the curved back. William Burges was
employed by Lady Mary Vyner to design the Church of Christ the Consoler (qv)
and he was involved with the first stages of the south garden and statue
walk (qv). J Cornforth, 'Newby in the 19th Century', Country Life, Dec 25

Listing NGR: SE3477867402

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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