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Ormesby Hall, Adjoining Outbuildings and Screen Walls

A Grade I Listed Building in Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5432 / 54°32'35"N

Longitude: -1.1827 / 1°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 452974

OS Northings: 516746

OS Grid: NZ529167

Mapcode National: GBR NH5X.R5

Mapcode Global: WHD76.T20F

Entry Name: Ormesby Hall, Adjoining Outbuildings and Screen Walls

Listing Date: 5 May 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60277

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS7

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Electoral Ward/Division: Ormesby

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ormesby St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

ORMESBY CHURCH LANE
NZ 51 NW
west side (off)
6/24 Ormesby Hall, adjoining
5.5.52 outbuildings and screen
walls.
G.V. I

Manor house, c.1600 within a partly moated site, drained in C18. Largely
rebuilt mid/late C18 to form service wing of Ormesby Hall : 1730/45, with
internal alterations c.1770, possibly by John Carr; mid C19 porch, rear bay
window c.1871 and porch/link dated 1879. Vertically-tooled sandstone ashlar
with chamfered plinth. Service wing dressed sandstone with brick in English
garden wall bond to south ranges; coursed random rubble north-east range and
rear wall of north-west range. Lakeland slate and lead roofs; Welsh slate
roofs on service wing. Screen wall and gateway, brick with sandstone
dressings. Hall Palladian style. 3 storeys and basement; 5 bay entrance
front with 3-bay slightly-projecting pedimented centre. Central prostyle
porch has glazed double doors. Renewed sashes with glazing bars and
keystones; centre bay has architraves. Painted modillioned eaves cornice.
Sculptured Pennyman arms in tympanum. Hipped roof, sprocketed at eaves,
with corniced ridge stacks. Left return shows 3 basement windows and 2
round-headed stair windows; 2-storey porch/link at left end, with 2 x 2 bay
rusticated elliptical arcade, sash windows in architraves and hipped roof.
4-bay right return. Garden front similar to entrance front, with central
square bay window. Short screen wall with gateway adjoins right of entrance
front: fluted gatepiers, with ball finials, holding partly-renewed
round-headed doorway with keystone, pediment and boarded double doors; wall
ramped at end. Service wing: on 4 sides of courtyard, adjoining porch/link:
2 storeys and basement; 8-window entrance front (north-west). 3rd bay has
6-panel round-headed door in early C17 quasi-Corinthian doorcase, under
Pennyman achievement of arms. Basement window at right of doorway. Sash
windows with glazing bars, some renewed, and keyed lintels. Continuous
dentilled eaves cornice. Hipped roofs with corniced ridge stacks. Lean-to
outhouses and pigsties adjoin high screen wall enclosing yard on north-east
side of service wing. Hall interior: rich decorations; ceilings in dining
room and drawing room of second period and more delicate. Some rooms on
first floor have both periods. Cantilevered dogleg staircase has 3 turned
balusters, with square knops, per tread, ramped wreathed moulded handrail
and curtail bottom stair. 3-bay screen with acanthus capitals, to grand
landing on first floor. Similar service staircase has carved drops on
panelled newels. Now owned by National Trust.


Listing NGR: NZ5297416746

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