Description: Osgodby Hall
Date Listed: 1 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332904
OS Grid Reference: SE4924180902
OS Grid Coordinates: 449241, 480902
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2215, -1.2463
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THIRKLEBY HIGH AND LOW -
SE 48 SE WITH OSGODBY
1/46 Osgodby Hall
House. C16, extensively remodelled mid-late C17 with C18 alterations and additions,
c1800 alterations and refacing, and restoration of late 1970s. Coursed squared
gritstone; pantile roof with stone slates at eaves. 2 storeys; 5 bays with parallel
rear range flanked by wings at either side, the right one having single-storey range
projecting at right-angles. Plinth, plat band. Central C17 door with interlocking
moulded panels and curvilinear motifs to top in porch of rusticated stone which
has round-arched doorway flanked by corniced pilasters rising to cornice with block-
ing course and acorn finials and inside, the return walls have rusticated semi-domed
niches with moulded impost band. Restored 18-pane sashes below keyed lintels on
ground floor; unequally-hung 15-pane sashes above. Shaped kneelers, ashlar coping.
Broad, external C17 stack at left end with stone quoins and strings, stepped at
top; another brick stack towards right end of ridge. Rear: right wing a remnant
of C16 house the rest C18; plat band; C20 porch is angle formed by rear range and
projecting left wing. C20 small-pane stair window with keyed lintel. External
brick stack to gable of right wing, which formerly extended further rearwards.
Left wing has Welsh slates to right-hand roof pitch and cruciform-plan ridge stack.
Left return: C20 sashes as front. Right return: chamfered plinth, plat band,
windows as front; projecting at right end, single-storey gabled wing with 12-pane
side-sliding sash, moulded kneelers, chamfered coping and eaves band to returns.
Interior: in front left room, large stone fireplace has chamfered, segmental arch
with raised keystone in elaborate wooden surround comprising flanking half-columns
with others above flanking 2 bays of panelling with 2 round-arched, notched panels
each, shorter panels above and below having dado, but more complete in first floor
rooms which also have panelled doors, and fireplaces of c1800; earlier square-
headed chamfered fireplace in first floor, front left room. Major feature is
massive dog-leg stair with turned balusters and square-section panelled newels with
ball finials and raised lozenges. Dog-leg back stairs have moulded splat balusters.
Osgodby Hall, guide booklet.
Listing NGR: SE4924180902
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