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Skipwith Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skipwith, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8388 / 53°50'19"N

Longitude: -0.999 / 0°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 465968

OS Northings: 438522

OS Grid: SE659385

Mapcode National: GBR PSG1.JN

Mapcode Global: WHFCQ.MRHZ

Entry Name: Skipwith Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326322

Location: Skipwith, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Skipwith

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Skipwith St Helen

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 63 NE
(north side)
Skipwith Hall

House. Early C18 with later additions and alterations including extension
to range to rear and early C20 wings. Pinkish-brown narrow brick in English
bond with red brick and ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Central
hallway plan with range to rear. 3-storey, 7-bay centre with 2-storey, 3-
bay wings. Step to central entance an 8-fielded-panel door with overlight
in eared architrave with keystone. 12-pane sashes to ground and first
floors that above door within keyed eared architrave. 4-pane Yorkshire
sashes to 2nd floor. All windows with ashlar sills and flat arches of red
rubbed brick, now mainly rendered. Floor bands. Low parapet. Staircase
window to rear of 12 fixed panes with radial glazing to head and under round
arch of gauged brick. 2-span roof, ridge and side stacks. Interior retains
mainly early C18 features including openwell staircase with 2 column-on-vase
balusters per tread, ramped and wreathed handrail. Moulded architrave to
staircase window with Corinthian pilasters; decorative frieze and cornice to
staircase hall. Ceiling panelling with Greek key motif, with acanthus
modillions. Panelling to most first-floor and two front ground floor rooms,
that to has alcove with shaped shelves, mainly 8-fielded-panel doors
throughout. Closed string dog-leg service staircase to rear range has
sturdy vase balusters. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding,
1978, pp 341-2. -

Listing NGR: SE6596838522

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