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Pump House Approximately 250 Metres to West North West of Hall, Beningbrough

Description: Pump House Approximately 250 Metres to West North West of Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 332100

OS Grid Reference: SE5131658608
OS Grid Coordinates: 451316, 458608
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0209, -1.2182

Location: Beningbrough, North Yorkshire YO30 1DD

Locality: Beningbrough
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO30 1DD

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Listing Text


4/7 Pump House approx 250m
to west-north-west of
- hall.


Pump house. Late c19-early C20. For the Dawnays of Beningbrough Hall. Brick, some
reused, thin and orange, the rest mottled pink in English garden wall bond with
contrasting white brick; stone dressings. Square on plan with outshut to west.
3 stages with embattled parapet. White-brick clasping butresses. East elevation:
central doorway under cambered header brick arch with 5-course band above. Stone
band. 2nd stage: 3 narrow windows with chamfered stone lintels, stone cills and
brick relieving arches separated by white-brick pilasters which rise into stepped
and dentilled cornice. 3rd stage: 3 narrow windows with chamfered lintels.
Corbelled parapet. West elevation: opposing elliptical-arched doorway masked by
outshut (roof removed). Windows as east elevation. North elevation: lst stage
window has remains of iron glazing bars. Interior: massive timber ties. Pumped
water from the River Ouse up to a skating pond (q.v.). In state of dereliction at
time of resurvey. This presumably replaced an earlier pump house marked on the 6"
Ordnance Survey map of 1852 (1st edition, Yorkshire Sheet 156).

Listing NGR: SE5131658608

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Source: English Heritage

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