A view of Nappa Hall, showing a the base of the west tower and the south front of the hall

Date:
1942
Location:
Nappa Hall, Askrigg, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire
Reference:
AA42/09053
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The fortified manor house dates to 1459, with a 17th century wing, and was built for James Metcalfe. It has a single storey hall flanked by a four storey west tower and two storey east tower. There is a south-east wing that springs from the east tower and a south porch in the corner. The west tower has a door in a 19th century arch on the left return and a three light window on the ground floor, two light window on the first floor and a single light on the second and third floors. The ground and first storeys are stepped and the parapet has large embattlements.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Tower, Medieval Manor House