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New Parks, Huby

Description: New Parks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 333479

OS Grid Reference: SE5459662090
OS Grid Coordinates: 454596, 462090
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0519, -1.1676

Location: Huby, North Yorkshire YO61 1JD

Locality: Huby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 1JD

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Listing Text

New Parks


House, reputed former hunting lodge of James I. C17 long, narrow red brick in
garden wall bond. Pantile and plain tile roofs, stone coping and kneelers, raised
verges to garden front. Central ridge chimney of 4 diagonally placed stacks to
front range. Massive chimney with off-sets to rear with rebuilt upper part. Two
storeys. Front range (to garden) with 2-storey gabled porch and lower triple-gabled
wing to rear. Plinth. Garden front: three 1st floor windows and single bay porch
off-centre. All openings altered. C19 entrance in porch with panelled door under
oblong fanlight with panelled reveals and soffit in plain wooden doorcase. Much
patching of brickwork. C20 casements. Remains of probable fire window to right.
Present entrance by C20 porch to rear. Interior: good closed-string staircase, the
well now blocked. Stout turned balusters, moulded handrail and square newel pairs
with strapwork carving surmounted by urns carved with shields and panelling. Some
decorative moulded plasterwork. Fine oak door surround (now blocked) with flanking
terms, one male and one female on pedestals with strapwork and lozenges, supporting
an entablature with foliate scrolls and lozenges. The soffit and reveals are carved
with foliage and reversed shields. Carved 'overdoor' has basket of flowers and
cockerel motifs.

Listing NGR: SE5481563524

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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