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Description: Newby Wiske Hall
Date Listed: 20 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 332257
OS Grid Reference: SE3662687558
OS Grid Coordinates: 436626, 487558
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2824, -1.4389
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NEWBY WISKE MAIN STREET
SE 38 NE
3/32 Newby Wiske Hall
Country house, now North Yorkshire Constabulary headquarters. C17, C18 and
mid C19. Cement rendered with stone dressings, Welsh slate roof. Main
front: mid C19 2½ storeys, 11 bays, with lower 2-storey 4-bay wing to right
and C20 additions to rear; a lower wing to right-hand side of 2 storeys, 4
bays. Main front: plinth. Central panelled door set in full-height 2-
storey porch with round-arched opening, pilasters, architrave and keystone.
All windows in central 9 bays are 4-pane sashes apart from those on second
floor which are C20 casements. Those to ground floor have moulded
architraves with a panel between top of window and architrave. First floor:
band. Windows have architraves, friezes and cornices, that to porch has
consoles to frieze and small balcony with pilasters supported by console
brackets. Second floor: windows have plain architraves. Outer bays
breaking forward are rusticated to ground floor and have: quoins; tripartite
ground-floor windows with Doric pilasters, sills, frieze and cornice; first
-floor bands and Venetian first-floor windows with Ionic columns, panelling
under sills, friezes and cornices and central keystones. Left-hand bay
blind. To all 11 bays: frieze, cornice and blocking course. Roof hipped at
either end; 4 stacks to ridge with bases, cornices and blocking courses.
Rear: 2 rainwater heads one dated 1693 and the other 1671, but no other
feature before mid C19. Left return: 2 storeys, 6 bays, similar to end bays
of main front; all windows are 4-pane sashes, end bays break forward.
Interior: grand late C19 open well staircase; late C19 wooden chimney
Listing NGR: SE3662687558
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