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Crakehall Hall and Garden Walls, Crakehall

Description: Crakehall Hall and Garden Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 332318

OS Grid Reference: SE2451590063
OS Grid Coordinates: 424515, 490063
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3056, -1.6247

Location: A684, Crakehall, North Yorkshire DL8 1HP

Locality: Crakehall
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1HP

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Listing Text

SE 2490-2590
(east side)
7/35 Crakehall Hall and garden
walls (formerly listed as
22.8.66 Crakenhall Hall (house,
stables and walls))
House and garden walls. Early C18. Coursed squared stone, ashlar
dressings, graduated stone slate roof. Symmetrical front. 3 storeys, 7
bays. Large 3-storey wing to rear. Ashlar plinth, chamfered quoins. 3
steps up to central half-glazed door and 3-pane overlight in late C18 stone
Doric porch, 2 pairs of columns on plinths, fluted frieze, cornice and
blocking course. All windows on first 2 floors are sashes with glazing
bars, those to second floor are 6-pane sashes. All windows have moulded
architraves with keystones, those to ground floor have continuous sill band.
Moulded eaves band. Hipped roof. Ridge stacks to rear. To each side of
house are brick quadrant walls, stone coped, ramped up at outer ends to
plain stone piers, with domed tops. To centre of each wall is a 4-panel
door, in rusticated stone architrave with double keystone. From the right-
hand pier a high stone rubble wall with flat stone coping, forms a boundary
to the east side of the green. Interior: entrance hall has dado rail with
Vitruvian scroll motif. Doors to rooms on each side have eared architraves
with pediments. Large open-well staircase with bulb and umbrella balusters.
Venetian stair window with Ionic columns. The right-hand front room has
Kent style overmantel with mirror surmounted by a broken pediment with shell
motif to centre. Early C18 fielded panelling, dado rail and dentilled

Listing NGR: SE2451590063

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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