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Latitude: 54.0425 / 54°2'32"N
Longitude: -1.3023 / 1°18'8"W
OS Eastings: 445787
OS Northings: 460947
OS Grid: SE457609
Mapcode National: GBR MPBP.VM
Mapcode Global: WHD9G.ZN1B
Entry Name: Kirby Hall
Listing Date: 12 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1150293
English Heritage Legacy ID: 331847
Location: Kirby Hall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO26
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Kirby Hall
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
KIRBY HALL KIRBY HALL ESTATE
10/32 Kirby Hall
Service wing of country house, now house. c.1755, altered c.1920 when
original house demolished. By Lord Burlington and Roger Morris for
Stephen Thompson. John Carr was Clerk of Works. Limestone ashlar on
plinth, left return rendered; sandstone doorcase; slate roof.
2-storey-and-attic, 2-window front with 1-storey, 4-bay range set back at
right. Entrance in left return. All windows are sashes with stone sills,
those on ground and attic floors 6-pane and on first floor 12-pane. Plain
flush lintels to all windows. Raised first floor and attic bands, and
moulded eaves cornice. Four stacks with heavily corbelled cornices on
hipped roof: two on ridge, and one on each side of roof hip. Left
return: door and doorcase from original house inserted to form new
entrance. Doorcase has moulded surround beneath scrolled-console cornice
hood and contains half-glazed door. Rear: repeats front, with 9-pane
sashes on ground floor. 1-storey range has two board doors to left, and
half-glazed door and small sash window at right. Moulded eaves cornice
beneath plain parapet. The house, originally comprising a wing of the
Hall, is the only surviving part of the important country house illus-
trated in Vitruvius Brittanicus, Vol.V, plates 70 and 71. See also:
H.Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects, 1660-1840;
Country Life,17 February, 1972; York Georgian Society Annual Report for
1985; York Georgian Society, The Works in Architecture of John Carr.
Listing NGR: SE4578760947
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