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Coleby Hall, West Halton

Description: Coleby Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 440999

OS Grid Reference: SE8982419716
OS Grid Coordinates: 489824, 419716
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6662, -0.6420

Location: West Halton, North Lincolnshire DN15 9AL

Locality: West Halton
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN15 9AL

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Listing Text

(west side)
4/23 Coleby Hall


House. Mid C17 or earlier origins, with later C17 front wing; c1720 section
to right incorporating main stairs, extended in later C18, C18-19 kitchen
extension to left, later C19 rear outshuts and c1980 rear porch. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar quoins to main stair turret and kitchen
extension. Stacks and some sections of walling in red brick, with brick
surrounds to doors in left range. Front wing and section to right
rough-rendered. Irregular plan: 4 rooms wide by one room deep, with a
projecting single-room front wing (perhaps originally a porch) to left of
centre, 2 projecting rear stair turrets and rear outshuts. South front: 2
storeys with lower 2-storey section to left, 6 first floor windows to main
range, including wing, and one window to lower left section. Main entrance
to right of centre has recessed part-glazed panelled door beneath 3-pane
overlight in wooden architrave. Two C20 unequal sashes with glazing bars in
flush wooden surrounds to right and one similar original to left. 4 12-pane
flush sashes above. Wing has single C20 12-pane sashes to each floor.
Section to left has two C19-20 plank doors in segmental-headed brick
surrounds, that to right with a 10-pane overlight. Painted ashlar ovolo-
mullioned cross window to left. First floor has 12-pane flush sashes to
main range on right and a 2-light casement with glazing bars in lower
section to left. Coved ashlar eaves cornice to right; cogged brick eaves
cornice to wing and section to left. Roof hipped to right end of main range
and front of wing. Massive stack between main range and lower left section
and end stack to latter; two C17 lateral stacks to rear of main range and a
C19 lateral stack to left return of front wing. Right return forms east
front facing road: full-height canted bay with ashlar plinth, 12-pane
sashes, projecting cills and coved ashlar eaves cornice. Interior.
Entrance hall to right has corner fireplace with moulded stone surround and
fielded overmantel panel with bolection moulding flanked by fluted
pilasters; coved niche with shell ornament in moulded surround, moulded
coved ceiling cornice, fielded panel doors, window shutters, reveals and
dado with moulded dado rail. Adjoining stairhall to rear has c1720 open
well staircase with 3 column-on-vase balusters with square knops to each
tread, the central one fluted, and a ramped and wreathed handrail; cross-
mullioned stair window in architrave with fielded panel in bolection
moulding above, and deeply-coved moulded ceiling cornice. C17 cock's head
hinges on door to early C18 open well back stairs which have column-on-vase
balusters and moulded string. Drawing room ground floor right has dentilled
plaster cornice and panelled shutters to bay windows. Room in front wing
has moulded ceiling with coved cornice. Present kitchen has high beamed
ceiling and wide elliptically-arched chamfered ashlar fireplace. Adjoining
former kitchen has beamed ceiling and wide elliptically-arched brick
fireplace with keystone. Elliptically-arched brick cellar has 2-light
ashlar window with ovolo mullion. Bedroom first floor right has C18 fielded
panelling with moulded dado rail, moulded stone chimneypiece with cast-iron
duck's nest grate and panelled overmantel with bolection moulding, moulded
ceiling cornice and fielded panel doors and window shutters. Adjoining room
over entrance hall has moulded stone chimneypiece and late C17 oak panelling
(largely painted over) with fluted frieze and overmantel, and moulded
ceiling cornice. First floor left room (now subdivided) has deeply-coved
plaster ceiling cornice.

Listing NGR: SE8982419716

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Source: English Heritage

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