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Crathorne Hall, Gate Piers and Forecourt Walls, Crathorne

Description: Crathorne Hall, Gate Piers and Forecourt Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 331899

OS Grid Reference: NZ4460808458
OS Grid Coordinates: 444608, 508458
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4695, -1.3132

Locality: Crathorne
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: TS15 0AR

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

(east side)

6/16 Crathorne Hall,
gate piers and
23.9.82 forecourt walls

The grade shall be amended to II* (star).

6/16 (east side)

23.9.82 Crathorne Hall,
gate piers and
forecourt walls


Country house, now Hotel 1904, dated on rainwater head, by Sir Ernest George. Ashlar
with graduated stone slate roofs. Large mansion in Dutch classical style. Entrance
front of 5 bays, 2 storeys with set back attic giving on to a terrace with balustrade
is flanked by square towers with swept pyramidal roofs and domed bell turrets with
vanes. Central segmental-pedimented projecting porch. Tall central 3-shaft chimney
above. At left a projecting four-bay wing leads to domestic quarters around a
courtyard with arched carriage entrance under pediment. All traditional detail of
plinths, quoins, window architraves and modillion cornices. Venetian window to
billiard room. 15-window garden front with Ionic pedimented 3-bay centrepiece.
Lavish interior with rich entablatures, carved chimney-pieces, barreled passages,
columned screens across reception rooms.
Ashlar forecourt walls have square gate piers with griffin finials.

Listing NGR: NZ4460808458

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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