Description: Youlton Hall
Date Listed: 20 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 332133
OS Grid Reference: SE4910663424
OS Grid Coordinates: 449106, 463424
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0644, -1.2512
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SE 46 SE YOULTON YOULTON STREET
1/40 Youlton Hall
House, remains of much larger building. C16, late Cl7 and early C18, rebuilding of
1963. Timber frame of c1500 encased in brick late Cl7 and early C18; pantile
roof. 2 storeys. L-shaped plan: hall on left, gable-end on, with wing at
right-angles on right. Hall: truncated 1963, front gable now C20 work with
2 20-pane sash bow windows to ground floor and an 8-pane bow window above.
Stepped brick kneelers, shaped gable with brick coping. 2 lateral stacks on
left, the front one large and added late C16. Right return has a 16-pane sash
in flush wood architrave to ground floor and a tripartite sash above. Wing:
2 lst-floor windows. Central 4-panel door in wooden doorcase with frieze and
cornice. 12-pane sashes to ground floor, those to left of door with glazing
bars and flush wood architrave, two to right under cambered brick arches. 2
side-sliding sashes above. Stepped and dentilled eaves. Stepped brick kneelers.
Central diamond-set ridge stack and another to right end. Rear of hall: remains
of 2 brick dripmoulds over renewed lst-floor windows. Oeils-de-boeuf with brick
hoodmould above. Shaped dutch gable. Interior: hall has large fireplace with
inglenook and bressummer, and reputedly a hiding-place inserted in the late
C16 (see former list description); large-scanning spine-beams and joists. Wing
also has large fireplace with inglenook and bressummer and large-scantling beams.
The house is on a moated site where the younger branch of the Roos family of
Helmsley had a seat. This passed by marriage to the Ellerker family who resided
here from 1345 to the end of Cl7 (VCH, p89). VCH North Riding, Vol 2, p89.
Listing NGR: SE4910663424
Source: English Heritage
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