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Dromonby House, Kirkby

Description: Dromonby House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 333204

OS Grid Reference: NZ5329405762
OS Grid Coordinates: 453294, 505762
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4445, -1.1797

Location: Busby Lane, Kirkby, North Yorkshire TS9 7AP

Locality: Kirkby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: TS9 7AP

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Listing Text

NZ 50 NW
North side
4/145 Dromonby House
5/5/52 (formerly listed
as Dromonby Hall)

House, mid C18 with alterations. Finely-coursed herringbone-tooled
and margined sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with stone ridge,
copings, kneelers and stacks. Moulded and dentilled wood eaves
cornice. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Second bay has half-glazed door, with
patterned overlight,under later cornice hood on freestanding columns.
16-pane sashes, those on ground floor flat-headed; on first floor
alternating round-arched windows with radial heads; all have keyed,
pecked lintels carved to resemble voussoirs. End and off-centre
chimneys. Rear elevation 4 bays with a lower 2-storey projecting
east wing. Half-glazed door below round-arched stair window, with
voussoirs and keystone. Other windows 16-pane sashes under extended,
keyed lintels. Wing has 3-light casements under keyed lintels,
except for first floor left round-headed window similar to the
stair window. Main house has subsidiary door and 3 small inserted
windows at left. Bell on bracket under eaves at left.

Interior shows wide 6-paneldoors; and dado rail in hall with plaster
panelling. Cut-string staircase of 3 slender turned balusters to a
tread, with shaped tread ends, wreathed handrail and curtail step.

Added sunroom at east is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ5329405762

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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