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Farnhill Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Farnhill, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9144 / 53°54'51"N

Longitude: -1.9965 / 1°59'47"W

OS Eastings: 400329

OS Northings: 446468

OS Grid: SE003464

Mapcode National: GBR GRH5.KK

Mapcode Global: WHB7G.9WK1

Entry Name: Farnhill Hall

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323599

Location: Farnhill, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Farnhill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kildwick St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 04 NW FARNHILL MAIN STREET
3/73
10.9.54 Farnhill Hall
GV
I


Manor house of C15 much altered C16 and C19. Rubble with slate roofs, hipped at right
hand end. Now of 2 storeys but originally composed of a one-storey hall with chamber
block and kitchen block at either end, in a single range. Ends of hall marked by 4
turrets, 2 on each front. The hall was lit by paired tall trefoil-headed lights, 2
pairs of which survive to right hand side of the dorway. Doorway is early C20 Gothic
but defended by a small gabled machicolated dormer. The right hand block as a blocked
2-light round-headed window to ground floor and a blocked doorway facing the hall roof
which may have served lost battlements.
At the rear the windows are all C19 or early C20 with slightly arched heads, mostly
sashes.
The interior (not seen) is said to contain a large elliptical-headed fireplace and
woodwork of early C20 by Robert Thompson of Kilburn.
Although much altered, this is a rare survival of a fortified manor house built in a
single range, of which more remains to be discovered, and the building merits a high
grade in consequence.


Listing NGR: SE0032946468

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