This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NY 35 SE ORTON
8/175 Orton Park
House now County Council Home, originally named Hylton Castle. 1830's for Sir Wastel Brisco, who built it for his son Hylton Brisco; mid C19 extension.
Stucco on chamfered plinth with angle pilasters, string course and central parapet. Welsh slate roof with coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with lower extension of 2 storeys, 5 bays. 6-panel door in painted stone architrave; pilaster and entablature doorcase. Ionic porch with fluted columns. Sash windows with glazing bars, painted stone sills. Extension: sash windows with glazing bars, painted stone sills. End wall right is slate hung.
Rear: full height pilasters between each window; heavily modillioned and dentilled eaves cornice. Interior: early C19 hall ceiling of moulded plaster; cantilever stone staircase of square plan with wrought-iron decorative balusters and wood handrail. Principal ground floor room has similar moulded plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: NY3548453174
© Mr James Sinclair. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Sinclair, James
Rights Holder: Sinclair, James
Ashlar, Stone, Stucco, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Nursing Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building