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Myton Hall, Myton-on-Swale

Description: Myton Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 333389

OS Grid Reference: SE4406266891
OS Grid Coordinates: 444062, 466891
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0960, -1.3277

Location: Hall Lane, Myton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire YO61 2QX

Locality: Myton-on-Swale
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 2QX

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Listing Text

4/45 (west side)
Myton Hall


Country House. Dated 1693 on brass plaque above entrance, however this has been reset
and a date in the 1680s has been put forward. For Sir Brian Stapylton who held the
estate 1679-1730. Attributed to John Etty. Some alterations and additions late C18
and later. Brick with plinth, stuccoed. Stone doorcase, alternating block quoins
moulded 1st floor string. Graduated Lakeland slate hipped roof. Tall rendered ridge
stacks and 4 flat headed dormers. 2 storeys, L-shaped plan. 7 bays; central bay
breaks forward, has quoins and a grand doorcase with architrave and monogrammed
keystone consoles and a broken segmental pediment with achievement of arms. Late C18
infill has half glazed door with fluted pilasters, paterae head and radial fanlight.
The window above has an eared architrave with scroll feet. The other windows are in
shallow projections which give a vertical emphasis. Sash windows with glazing bars
throughout. Entrance into panelled staircase hall with bands of carved decoration.
Grand staircase has closed string with bayleaf garland, twisted balusters of separate
strands, curved handrail and stout square newels with carved pendants. Large acanthus
bracket to newel at foot of stair. Matching carved dado. Saloon has Palladian
decoration including cornice, doors, fireplace and overmantel. Ionic screen at one
end. The dining room has a C17 ceiling divided into panels with raised borders with
strapwork and cabochon ornament. Further good interiors to library, small drawing room
and upper floors. Towerlike addition with ogee dome probably c.1900.

Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding 1966 p262
Booth, J., Country House Architecture in Yorkshire c.1630-c.1690. M.Phil
Courtauld Institute 1972, p 79-80

Listing NGR: SE4406266891

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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