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Low Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brompton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2225 / 54°13'20"N

Longitude: -0.56 / 0°33'36"W

OS Eastings: 493983

OS Northings: 481705

OS Grid: SE939817

Mapcode National: GBR SMJM.K4

Mapcode Global: WHGCB.C4KB

Entry Name: Low Hall

Listing Date: 13 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327324

Location: Brompton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Brompton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brompton-by-Sawdon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

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13/1 Low Hall

Manor house, now house. C17; remodelled in C18; further alteration and
extension in early C19; re-roofed c1975. Dressed sandstone on sandstone
rubble plinth; sandstone ashlar dressings; roofs of stone flags and
pantiles. Central-stairhall plan. 5-bay front, arranged 2:1:2. 2-storey,
single-bay centre, flanked by 2-storey and attic projecting cross wings with
quoins. Pedimented centre bay contains half-glazed double doors in triple-
keyed Gibbs surround. 16-pane sash in triple-keyed raised surround above.
Broken moulded eaves cornice and raking cornice to pediment. Rainwater
heads and drainpipes with moulded clamps in angles with cross wings. Cross
wings have 24-pane sashes to ground and first floors, and 6-pane sashes to
attic, all in raised keyed surrounds. Coped gables with kneelers. Stacks
to centre of cross wings, that to right extruded, with offsets. Right
return front: ground-floor sash in quoined, keyed surround. Rear: Gothick-
glazed staircase window in round-arched surround, with imposts. Two 6-panel
doors beneath flat arches of chiselled voussoirs to rear centre of each
cross wing. Interior: open-string, dog-leg staircase with moulded, wreathed
handrail; stick balusters interspersed with C20 replacement wrought-iron
balusters. Moulded cornice to ceiling and plaster moulded roundel to centre
of ceiling. Gothick-glazed screen at foot of stairs. Ground-floor room to
right: possibly reused C17 square panelling with carved panels over
fireplace. Cross-beamed ceiling. Ground floor room to left: raised and
fielded dado panelling. Cross beam with guilloche moulding and dentilled
cornice. Ground-floor room to rear left: early C19 cusped Gothick fireplace
in cast iron. Most doors throughout the house are of six raised and fielded
panels in fluted architraves with paterae.

Listing NGR: SE9398381705

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