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West Dilston House and East Dilston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbrough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4987 / 54°29'55"N

Longitude: -1.6886 / 1°41'19"W

OS Eastings: 420263

OS Northings: 511529

OS Grid: NZ202115

Mapcode National: GBR JJNF.63

Mapcode Global: WHC61.1652

Entry Name: West Dilston House and East Dilston House

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323222

Location: Aldbrough, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Aldbrough

Built-Up Area: Aldbrough St John

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aldbrough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 2011-2111
11/10 Aldbrough St John
West Dilston House and
East Dilston House

2 houses. Late C18, with C20 additions and alterations. Coursed sandstone,
pantile roofs with stone slates to eaves. U-shaped plan with 2 projecting
front wings and rear range to right, 2 storeys, 1:2:1 bays. Central range,
ground floor from left: round-arched window with glazing bars which
intersect at the top; sash window; board door to central passage, with
lintel scored as if voussoired; added lean-to with paired sash windows and
4-panel door below overlight. Central range, first floor: C20 casement
window; sash window. Wings have, on ground floor, a Venetian window with
ashlar surround, that to left with sash windows with glazing bars which
intersect at the top and that to right with sash windows; on first floor a
window with ashlar surround, that to left a C20 casement, that to right
sashed; to inner return of left wing a C20 ground-floor window and blocked
original window openings on ground and first floors; to inner return of
right wing a blocked ground-floor round-arched window, painted as if with
intersecting glazing bars and a first-floor sash window. Hipped roofs to
wings. White brick end stacks, red brick central stack. To left of West
Dilston House is a c1950 added 1-bay range, not of special interest. Right
return of East Dilston House incorporates a brick gable end which looks as
if it represents an earlier house on the site. Interior: both houses retain
late C18 cornices; the East house has an ashlar fireplace surround in the
rear range. East Dilston House has been used by village doctors for several
generations, and was altered to provide an extra entrance, dispensary and

Listing NGR: NZ2026311529

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