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Busby Hall, Little Busby

Description: Busby Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 333218

OS Grid Reference: NZ5154304093
OS Grid Coordinates: 451543, 504093
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4297, -1.2070

Location: Little Busby, North Yorkshire TS9 7DQ

Locality: Little Busby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: TS9 7DQ

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Listing Text

10/159 Busby Hall
Country house, said to have been built after a fire of 1764 but
looks earlier in style. L-plan; classical style. Finely-coursed
herringbone-tooled sandstone with dressings. Graduated Lakeland
slate roof with lead ridge and stone stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays.
Round-arched recess in slightly-projecting centre bay holds doorway
in Venetian form: half-glazed door with cornice head and radial
fanlight; round-arched Y-traceried 6-pane sidelights, all up 2
steps. 12-pane sash above in architrave with feet. At either side
12-pane sashes in architraves. Coved, moulded eaves cornice, tall
parapet with cornice and blocking course. Hipped roof with 2 ridge
stacks. Right return has 3 windows above and 2 blank panels below
in architraves. Rear elevation shows long casements and a 6-panel
double door, with interlaced overlight: all of earlier C19 type.
4-bay left return with Venetian window. Interior: good woodwork
throughout including 6-panel doors in architraves, enriched skirtings
and window shutters, varied mouldings. Ornamental cornices;
2-colour marble fireplace in saloon. Big entrance hall with
panelled dado; branching staircase behind has 2 turned balusters
to a tread with gadrooned urns and square knops.

Listing NGR: NZ5154304093

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Source: English Heritage

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