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Westerdale Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerdale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4453 / 54°26'43"N

Longitude: -0.9799 / 0°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 466251

OS Northings: 506020

OS Grid: NZ662060

Mapcode National: GBR PKL1.N8

Mapcode Global: WHF8T.XJKJ

Entry Name: Westerdale Hall

Listing Date: 20 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328064

Location: Westerdale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Westerdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Westerdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

West side (off)

6/146 Westerdale Hall


House, now Youth Hostel. Shooting-box for the Duncombe family,
before 1874.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate
and lead roofs. Baronial Tudor style. Square plan with canted
south-eastern extensions enclosing service courtyard.

Very irregular elevations ranging in height from 1 to 5 storeys,
with even higher tower stair turret. Crow-stepped gables. Stone-
mullioned windows of varying sizes, some with transoms; window
woodwork mostly replaced.

Entrance front 2 storeys and attics of varying heights, 3 irregular
bays. Central open porch with Tudor arch and blank shield over.
Tudor-arched inner door. At left the canted screen wall has
another such door and to left of it an octagonal pavilion with
tented lead roof. Right return has battered lower courses and some
original leaded glazing in window heads. 3-bay garden front has
gabled left bay with 2-storey square window projection, central
stair window with armorial glass, and massive 5-storey battlemented
tower at right.

Row of conjoined diagonal stacks above the left ridge and another
row on the 2-storey service wing on south side of courtyard.

Pevsner, N. Riding p.384.

Listing NGR: NZ6625106020

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