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Skelbrooke Hall, Hampole

Description: Skelbrooke Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334470

OS Grid Reference: SE5113112278
OS Grid Coordinates: 451131, 412278
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6046, -1.2287

Location: Hampole, Doncaster DN6 8LU

Locality: Hampole
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN6 8LU

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Listing Text

(east side, off),

2/49 Skelbrooke Hall



Country house. Early C18. Rubble limestone, C20 tile roof. 3 storeys, 5 bays
with single-bay projection set back on left the angle infilled by a single-storey
block. Large quoins, chamfered plinth. Enclosed, early C19, sandstone ashlar
porch has double doors and fanlight with glazing bars flanked by Doric columns,
pediment. Sashes with glazing bars with soffit-moulded sills and projecting
square-faced surrounds. C19 modillioned eaves cornice. Hipped roof with transverse,
multiple-flue ridge stacks; small end stack on right, front-wall stack to bay set
back on left. Rear: later external steps. One window retains hoodmould. Enlarged
double-chamfered surrounds above dripmould. Right return: extensive remains of
double-chamfered window surrounds. 2 round-headed stair windows with glazing bars.

Interior: ground-floor room to left has keyed arch to Ionic fireplace; achievement
of arms over with eagle. Ionic pilasters to other walls, plaster festoons and floral
drops, plaster mirror surround crowned by swan. C18 staircase has turned balusters,
handrail surmounted by later, cross-braced, openwork panels. lst-floor room to front
right has early C18, raised, fielded panelling. Room to front left with excellent
plaster ceiling with circular panel in Adam style.

Former house of the Neville family. Plaster panels in ground-floor room taken from
same moulds as Blenheim Palace. Captain John Brown, adjutant to John Churchill,
1st Duke of Marlbrough, at the Battle of Blenheim said to be associated with the

Listing NGR: SE5113112278

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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