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Description: Number 79 Part of Rushton Hospital
Date Listed: 9 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 332806
OS Grid Reference: SE3685994112
OS Grid Coordinates: 436859, 494112
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3412, -1.4345
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NORTHALLERTON HIGH STREET
6/12 No 79 (part of Rutson
House, now hospital. Mid C18 with early C19 and later alterations. Brick in
Flemish bond, concrete interlocking tile roof. 2 tall storeys, 3 bays. In first
bay, 6-panel door below 3-pane overlight in quoined architrave with tripartite key-
stone. Above, first-floor square oriel window of c1900 supported on brackets, with
coat of arms below casement lights, with leaded lights at the top and a hipped Welsh
slate roof. Other bays have 4-pane sash windows with flat arches. There is a
blocked first-floor window between the 2nd and 3rd bays. Shaped kneelers, ashlar
coping. Red brick end stacks. Interior: entrance hall has above front and rear
doors a pulvinated frieze and dentilled pediment, on both side walls a segmental-
arched frame with Tuscan pilasters enclosing a niche, flanked by high-level oval
recessed with a consoled base, and modillion ceiling cornice; ground-floor room
to right (now partitioned) has on front wall plaster panels with eared and shouldered
borders of Vitruvian scroll motif and fielded panel window shutters, and windows
in rear wall have early C19 shutters with reeded panels with fluted borders and
matching motif on architraves.
Listing NGR: SE3685994112
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Source: English Heritage
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