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Worton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bainbridge, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3065 / 54°18'23"N

Longitude: -2.0703 / 2°4'12"W

OS Eastings: 395525

OS Northings: 490105

OS Grid: SD955901

Mapcode National: GBR FLZM.LZ

Mapcode Global: WHB5P.50FW

Entry Name: Worton Hall

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323106

Location: Bainbridge, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Bainbridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 99 SE
Worton Hall
- II
House. Dated 1600. For Anthony Besson, the founder of Yorebridge Grammar
School (qv), and an attorney of the Star Chamber. Rubble, stone slate roof.
2-cell end-entry house with added 2-storey porch. 2 storeys, 3:1 first
floor-windows. Quoins. Mullion windows. Ground floor: 3-light window with
ovolo moulding on chamfer and hoodmould; 6-light double-chamfered window
with ovolo moulding and hoodmould. First floor: 4-, 3-, 3-light hollow-
chamfered windows. Central corniced stack. To right, porch set back from
line of house: board door in chamfered quoined surround with slab lintel,
and on first floor a 3-light chamfered-mullion window with hoodmould. End
entry doorway inside porch: board door in ashlar chamfered surround with
lintel inscribed "ANNO DOMINE 1600 A.B.". Interior:in right-hand ground-
floor room, segmental arch of 2 richly-moulded orders, part of either
fireplace-and-doorway group or triple fireplace group.

Listing NGR: SD9552590105

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