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The Close, Brompton

Description: The Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 332384

OS Grid Reference: SE3721596021
OS Grid Coordinates: 437215, 496021
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3584, -1.4288

Location: Northallerton Road, Brompton, North Yorkshire DL6 2QA

Locality: Brompton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL6 2QA

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Listing Text

(west side)

12/21 The Close


House, now a children's home. 1895. By Walter H Brierley. Jacobean in
style. Red brick, ashlar dressings, plain tile roof. L-shaped in plan,
main front with service wing at right angle to rear left. Main front:
2 storeys with attics, 4 bays. Plinth to sill level with brick coping.
central board and stud door in quoined chamfered 4-centred arched surround.
Outer bays have full-height canted bay windows with parapets, 5-light .
double-chamfered mullion-and-transom windows with single side lights to
ground floor, above 5-light mullioned windows. To left of door a 5-light
double-chamfered mullion-and-transom window, to right of door a 7-light
mullioned window with 2 major mullions. On first floor the 2 central bays
have 6-light double-chamfered mullioned windows. Above canted bays, 2-light
flat-headed dormers. To central 2 bays near the ridge are 2 smaller 2-light
dormers. Stone coping with parapet stretching round to bay windows.
External gable stacks and large stack to central ridge. Service wing to
right-hand side: main entrance porch with embattled parapet to left,
chamfered round-arched doorway with 2 stone crests above and cornice, to its
right a 3-light chamfered mullioned window. Similar 2-light window to far
left beyond tapering stack. To right, 6 bays with various casement windows.
Interior: large inglenook fireplace in panelled dining-room. 2 other
original fireplaces downstairs.

Listing NGR: SE3744896310

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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