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Duncombe Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2391 / 54°14'20"N

Longitude: -1.0745 / 1°4'28"W

OS Eastings: 460418

OS Northings: 482992

OS Grid: SE604829

Mapcode National: GBR NMYF.55

Mapcode Global: WHF9R.GQK3

Entry Name: Duncombe Park

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 18 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328279

Location: Helmsley, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Helmsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE

9/53 Duncombe Park
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
General)
GV I

Great house. Early C18 with additions and alterations of 1845 and
1880's. Probably by William Wakefield to plans by Vanbrugh. 2 storeys
with basement and attic, 11 bays: 2:2:3:2:2. Garden front: central
3 bay section has steps up to tetrastyle Tuscan portico carrying
triglyph frieze and carved pediment. Outer bays break forward and are
defined by angle Doric pilasters carrying triglyph friezes. Central
bays have round-headed sash windows beneath keyed arches. Outer bays:
sash windows with keyed architraves beneath pediments. First floor:
6-pane sashes under portico. All other windows are sashes with glazing
bars. Continuous band at sill level. Plain parapet with urns at angles.
Projecting attic behind pediment with urns at angles. Interior:
original decorative scheme of c1713 to entrance hall. Original wrought-
iron staircase in north wing. Saloon in C18 decorative style probably
by William Young 1895. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life,
December 5 and 12, 1957; Pevsner, Yorkshire: the North Riding, 1966.


Listing NGR: SE6041582996

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