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Lazenby Hall, Danby Wiske with Lazenby

Description: Lazenby Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 332408

OS Grid Reference: SE3395398524
OS Grid Coordinates: 433953, 498524
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3811, -1.4787

Location: Danby Lane, Lazenby, North Yorkshire DL7 0NL

Locality: Danby Wiske with Lazenby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL7 0NL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval Village of Lazenby, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text



Lazenby Hall (formerly
9/44 listed in the Parish
29.1.53 of Danby Wiske)

- II*

House. Late C17 with some later alterations. Ashlar, rubblestone, ashlar
dressings, graduated stone slate roofs. 2 storeys plus attics. 5-bay
main front with advanced wings to either side of 2 bays wide and 3 bays
deep. South front: 6 bays. Main east front: central 6-panel door flanked
by 3 Doric demi-shafts on a panelled plinth and with pulvinated frieze and
dentilled cornice over. Flanking double-chamfered 2-light mullion-and-
transom windows divided by short Doric pilasters below continuous cornice.
First floor. Windows are similar apart from that to left bay and to right
of central bay which have sashes with glazing bars. Central bay flanked by
3 Ionic demi-shafts on panelled plinths with dosserets above. Windows are
divided by short Ionic pilasters, also with dosserets. Cornice. Twin flued
stack to right. Left-hand wing has 2 double-chamfered mullion-and-transom
windows to ground and first floors. First floor: chamfered band. Similar
window in gable. Shaped kneelers, chamfered coping. Right-hand wing
similar openings but blind, also similar openings to each floor to inner
return. Pantile roof. Shaped kneelers, chamfered coping. South front:
central 3 bay break forward. Central C20 glazed door in moulded stone
architrave with frieze, cornice and pediment. It is flanked by 4-pane
sashes. To right and left similar windows, all set in earlier chamfered
openings. To left bay a board door. Chamfered first-floor band: left-hand
bay has a blind chamfered 3-light mullion-,and-transom window, to right a
small square blind chamfered opening. To its right and right-hand bay, 4-
pane sashes both in earlier openings. To outer central bays a chamfered
square mullioned window, to centre a chamfered square casement. Rear:
ashlar, rubblestone and brick with some blind mullioned windows. A plain
board door in a chamfered surround. To corner of south wing and main wing
an outshut. Interior: several good plaster ceilings, one is dated 1680.
Main room is the hall of 5 bays, on the east front. The ceiling and beams
are highly decorated, with plaster floral and strapwork motifs; angels in
the centre of some of the_panels. A large chimney-piece with ovolo-moulded
architrave, flanking thin columns supporting frieze with large broken
segmental pediment, dentilled cornice. Frieze decorated with angels, grape
and vine motif, pediment has same motifs as ceiling.,

Listing NGR: SE3393098524

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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