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Allerthorpe Hall, Swainby with Allerthorpe

Description: Allerthorpe Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332663

OS Grid Reference: SE3301786768
OS Grid Coordinates: 433017, 486768
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2755, -1.4945

Locality: Swainby with Allerthorpe
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL7 9PG

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Listing Text

SE 38 NW
(south side, off)
2/32 Allerthorpe Hall


Manor house. Dated 1608. Red brick, some stone dressings, pantile and
plain tile roofs. 2 storeys, 6 bays. Outer bays are formed by circular
towers. Shallow stone plinth. To centre a full-height gabled porch: outer
opening with 4-centred arch; inner doorway has carved wooden surround with
inscribed date and studded 9-panel door with original ironwork. Outer bays
have 4-pane leaded casements. Wide bay to left of door has tripartite sash
with glazing bars. To right of door first bay has sash with glazing bars,
bay to right of this has 2-light mullion windows. Above the door is an 8-
pane side-sliding sash. Other bays have similar windows as those below.
Gable of porch has stone coping and shaped kneelers. Dentilled eaves.
Conical roofs to outer bays, central 4 bays have hipped roof with three
lateral gabled ranges on the north side. Two large ridge stacks to rear of
front range, one to left has 4-diagonally set shafts, that to right has 6
similar shafts. To left return on first floor there is half timbering with
lath and plaster infill, lower horizontal beam is carved, original stone
mullion window to this side. Interior: ground floor - 2 early C17 panelled
rooms, above one fireplace is a 3-panel overmantel with Ionic pilasters
flanking carved arches and supporting frieze with anthemion and acanthus
motifs with cornice. First floor: early C17 panelled room with similar
overmantel as on ground floor of 2 panels. History: in 1550 Sir Thomas
Lascelles Kt conveyed Manor to a Wm Robinson, Alderman of the City of York.
It stayed in the Robinson Family until quite recent times. VCH, Vol 1 pp

Listing NGR: SE3301786768

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Source: English Heritage

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