If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Balustrade, Two Sets of Steps and Stone Bench on South Side of Newby Hall
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
Explore more of the area around Newby with Mulwith, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.
SE 36 NW NEWBY WITH MULWITH NEWBY PARK
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.