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Remains of Former Kirby Hall, and Attached Gateway, Walls and Carriage Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirby Hall, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0422 / 54°2'31"N

Longitude: -1.3026 / 1°18'9"W

OS Eastings: 445764

OS Northings: 460918

OS Grid: SE457609

Mapcode National: GBR MPBP.SQ

Mapcode Global: WHD9G.YNWJ

Entry Name: Remains of Former Kirby Hall, and Attached Gateway, Walls and Carriage Gate Piers

Listing Date: 15 March 1966

Last Amended: 12 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331848

Location: Kirby Hall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO26

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Kirby Hall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 4460-4560
10/33 Remains of former Kirby
15/3/66 Hall, and attached
gateway, walls and
carriage-gate piers
(part formerly listed
as Curtain Wall at
Kirby Hall)
Remains of country house and forecourt walls, yard gateway and carriage-
gate piers. 1747-c.1755. By Lord Burlington and Roger Morris for Stephen
Thompson. Limestone ashlar. House wall with angled and quadrant wall at
left. 7-bay, rusticated house basement with former portico-opening in
centre flanked by square window openings beneath flat arches of voussoirs.
To left, yard gate in rusticated, segment-arched opening in wall with
moulded cornice and ball finials. Round-headed plank door with pegged-on
panelling. Forecourt walls are approximately 2.25 metres high, on plain
plinth, with square-section pilaster piers and ball finials, and ramped up
to yard gateway. Angled section left of yard gate is balustraded, on
moulded plinth, with moulded coping. Banded rusticated, square-section
carriage gate piers, approximately 4.5 metres high on moulded bases, with
moulded cornices, stepped-up caps and pineapple finials. The Hall was
demolished in the early 1920s and is illustrated 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,p.388;
York Georgian Society Annual Reports for 1972 and 1985; York Georgian
Society, The Works in Architecture of John Carr.

Listing NGR: SE4576460918

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