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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1179461
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321867
Location: West Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: West Witton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 08 NW WEST WITTON SWINITHWAITE
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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