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Swinithwaite Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Witton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2988 / 54°17'55"N

Longitude: -1.9313 / 1°55'52"W

OS Eastings: 404565

OS Northings: 489240

OS Grid: SE045892

Mapcode National: GBR GLYQ.NS

Mapcode Global: WHB5R.96KV

Entry Name: Swinithwaite Hall

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321867

Location: West Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: West Witton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


8/119 Swinithwaite Hall


Country house. Dated 1767 and 1795. Later work by John Foss of Richmond,
for T.J. Anderson. Roughcast rubble with ashlar dressings, ashlar garden
front, stone slate roof. H plan, 2 storeys. South front, 1:3:1. Chamfered
quoins. Central part-glazed door in architrave with pulvinated frieze and
pediment above supported on consoles. Sash windows in architraves. Band.
Outer bays form short wings projecting forward at right angles, with hipped
roofs. Corniced stacks at inner junctions of wings. In angles, lead
rainwater pipes with heads dated 1767 and intertwined initials 'T.J.A'.
Rear elevation has rainwater heads dated 1795. East return, garden front,
probably of 1795. 5 bays, the central one projecting slightly, with
chamfered quoins. Central part-glazed door in architrave, with pedimented
Tuscan doorcase. Above, Tuscan Venetian window with keystone, rising up
into pedimented gable of central bay. Sash windows in architraves. Moulded
cornice. Hipped roof. Interior: in front hall, C17 oak panelling with
Grinling Gibbons carving to overmantel, said to have come from a house by
Wren. Rooms have neo-classical fireplaces, and good modillion cornices.
Staircase with column-on-vase balusters.

Listing NGR: SE0456589240

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