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Mount House, Oulston

Description: Mount House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332783

OS Grid Reference: SE5571875054
OS Grid Coordinates: 455718, 475054
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1683, -1.1480

Location: Oulston, North Yorkshire YO61 3RD

Locality: Oulston
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 3RD

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Listing Text

SE 57 NE
(north side, off)
- Mount House
- II

Hunting lodge with attached cottage. Early-mid C18 with early-mid C19 attached
cottage. Original section for the 4th Viscount Fauconberg. Ashlar sandstone
and coursed dressed sandstone, Westmorland slate roofs. 2 storeys, 1:1 bays.
Lodge: ashlar; rubble plinth, chamfered rusticated quoins; round arch extending
through both storeys, with recessed panel with round-arched ground-floor window
with projecting imposts and keystones, first-floor sill band, and first-floor
2-light casement window; moulded cornice; hipped roof with plinth at apex for
finial (finial removed). Cottage to right: of 2 lower storeys; to left, 4-panel
door below overlight, and on each floor a side-sliding sash window; end stack to
right. Rear of lodge: openings blind; eaves stack. Left return of lodge:
elevation matching that of front. The building marks the highest point in
Newburgh Park.

Listing NGR: SE5571875054

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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