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Danby Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2797 / 54°16'46"N

Longitude: -1.7576 / 1°45'27"W

OS Eastings: 415878

OS Northings: 487143

OS Grid: SE158871

Mapcode National: GBR JL5Y.8M

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.ZP6H

Entry Name: Danby Hall

Listing Date: 15 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321728

Location: Thornton Steward, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Thornton Steward

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SK 18 NE THORNTON STEWARD DANBY

4/119 Danby Hall
(formerly listed under General)
15.2.67
GV I

Country House. C14, 1658 and 1855. Rubble with ashlar dressings, ashlar,
Welsh slate roofs. H-plan, 2 storeys. Entrance front facing east of 5 bays
between long wings, bays 2 and 4 slightly projecting. Central classical
entrance inscribed 'S. C. S. 1907'. Cross windows. Pierced and balustraded
parapet, over end bays pierced to read 'S. S. 1658', referring to Simon
Scrope I. Corniced ashlar stacks. Symmetrical 5-bay inner facades to
wings, bays 2 and 4 slightly projecting, with cross windows, balustraded
parapets. Rain water heads dated 1947. End elevations of wings: one bay
cross windows, coped gables, apex finials. Right wing has C14 3-storey pele
tower of very small plan area, with battered base, 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned windows on first and second floors, crenellated parapet. Rest of
right wing perhaps C14 in core, but its right return mainly of C18 sash
windows with glazing bars. Rear elevation of cross range: irregular but
original C17 2-light double-chamfered mullioned windows, also cross windows
to staircase with stained glass. 5 gables with coping and finials, and
2-light mullioned windows with original leaded-light glazing. On the left
an C18 wing; and c1900 Billiard Room to right. Garden front dated 1855 by
Joseph Hansom. Ashlar. 1:3:3:3:1 bays. Plinth. Cross windows, string-
courses. In centre 5-sided cantedbay. Square end bays supporting
octagonal turrets for unfinished cupolas. Pierced parapet.
Interior: fine original C17 newel staircase with turned balusters arid moulded
handrail; C17 panelled drawing-room with bolection mouldings, ribbed
corinthian pilasters, dado, entablative, painted and gilded, See Country Life.

1901, pp 804; VCH I p 265


Listing NGR: SE1587887143

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