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Grimston Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunnington, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9584 / 53°57'30"N

Longitude: -1.0026 / 1°0'9"W

OS Eastings: 465540

OS Northings: 451830

OS Grid: SE655518

Mapcode National: GBR PQFN.QR

Mapcode Global: WHFC4.KRSS

Entry Name: Grimston Court

Listing Date: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326126

Location: Dunnington, York, YO19

County: York

Civil Parish: Dunnington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dunnington St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

DUNNINGTON GRIMSTON HILL
SE 65 SE
(north side)
2/14 Grimston Court
GV II
House now nursing home. J J H 1903 on plaque with later additions and
alterations including range to left of no particular interest. By
W Brierley for J J Hunt. Red brick in English bond with sandstone ashlar
dressings and slate roof. L-shaped on plan and double-depth. Jacobethan.
Main range: 2 storeys, 7 bays. Plinth. Steps to entrance in slightly-
projecting, gabled 3rd bay, a Tudor-arch with naturalistic decoration to
surround under continuous hoodmould. 5-long-panel door within. Above
entrance a 5-light oriel mullion and transom window. Otherwise single
lights and 2, 3 and 4-light cavetto-moulded mullion and transom windows.
1st floor band to right 3 bays. 1st floor sill band continues to wing. C20
fire escape to 6th bay. End bay projects to first floor level. Chimney
between 6th and 7th bays. Wing: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Flight of steps to end
entrance a 5-long-panel door in Tudor-arched surround. 6-light mullion and
transom canted bay window to 2nd bay, ground floor. Otherwise single light
and 2 and 3-light mullion windows. All windows in quoined ashlar surrounds.
Ridge stacks, some star-shaped, some diamonds, some in clusters. Interior:
ceilings with Jacobethan moulded plaster decorations. Panelling to some
ground floor rooms. 3 Jacobethan fireplaces, one ashlar, otherwise wood.
Nuttgens, P., Brierley in Yorkshire, The Architecture of the Turn of The
Century, 1984, p.13.


Listing NGR: SE6554051830

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