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Description: Kiplin Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 332063
OS Grid Reference: SE2744697487
OS Grid Coordinates: 427446, 497487
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3722, -1.5790
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KIPLIN KIPLIN PARK
SE 29 NE
4/18 Kiplin Hail
Country House. 1625 for Lord Baltimore, founder of Maryland. Library added
in 1818 by P F Robinson, re-faced and interior re-done in 1879 by
W E Nesfield. Red brick with diapering in English bond, stone dressings.
Westmorland slate roof. Rectangular, nearly square in plan, each side with
a central, square projecting tower, flanked by slightly lower gables.
3 storeys. Towers of 2 bays, gabled blocks either side of 3 bays. Stone
quoins and bands. Main front: central round-headed panelled door with pairs
of attached Tuscan columns to either side on plinths and with frieze and
cornice. Above doorway is stone coat of arms. Cross-windows with ovolo-
section mullions throughout. The tower has 2 windows to first and second
floors with continuous hoodmoulds and, above, a stone band and parapet with
small chamfered window. Ashlar coping and leaded ogee dome with ball
finials. Gabled blocks have,on second floor,windows with hoodmoulds and
small chamfered 1-light windows with hoodmoulds to either side of central
tower. Gables with raised verges, ashlar coping and finials. 4 brick
stacks in valley of 2-span roof. Other facades similar. The library,
projecting on left: 1 storey, 5 bays. Blind pointed-arch windows with
hoodmoulds with buttresses in between. Stone band and parapet. Roof dormer
in central bay, ashlar coping and finial, ridge stack. Interior: panelled
oak entrance hall with geometrically patterned ceiling. South-west drawing
room has C17 chimneypiece and overmantel. Transverse long gallery on second
floor has fireplace and decoration of c1730. Main open-well staircase
c1730, cantilevered with turned balusters with later handrail. Other
Rittaslam, 'Kiplin Hall, North Yorkshire - I', Country Life, July 28 1983
Ritaslam, 'Kiplin Hall, North Yorkshire - II', Country Life, August 4 1983,
Listing NGR: SE2744697487
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Source: English Heritage
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