Swinithwaite Hall

Date:
3 Jul 2003
Location:
Swinithwaite Hall, West Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8 4UH
Reference:
IOE01/10721/09
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SE 08 NW WEST WITTON SWINITHWAITE

8/119 Swinithwaite Hall 13/2/67

GV II*

Country house. Dated 1767 and 1795. Later work by John Foss of Richmond, for T.J. Anderson. Roughcast rubble with ashlar dressings, ashlar garden front, stone slate roof. H plan, 2 storeys. South front, 1:3:1. Chamfered quoins. Central part-glazed door in architrave with pulvinated frieze and pediment above supported on consoles. Sash windows in architraves. Band.

Outer bays form short wings projecting forward at right angles, with hipped roofs. Corniced stacks at inner junctions of wings. In angles, lead rainwater pipes with heads dated 1767 and intertwined initials 'T.J.A'.

Rear elevation has rainwater heads dated 1795. East return, garden front, probably of 1795. 5 bays, the central one projecting slightly, with chamfered quoins. Central part-glazed door in architrave, with pedimented Tuscan doorcase. Above, Tuscan Venetian window with keystone, rising up into pedimented gable of central bay. Sash windows in architraves. Moulded cornice. Hipped roof. Interior: in front hall, C17 oak panelling with Grinling Gibbons carving to overmantel, said to have come from a house by Wren. Rooms have neo-classical fireplaces, and good modillion cornices.

Staircase with column-on-vase balusters.

Listing NGR: SE0456589240

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0271 IOE Records taken by David H Brown; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr David H. Brown. Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Brown, David H.

Rights Holder: Brown, David H.

Keywords

Ashlar, Roughcast, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Counting House, Domestic, House, Dwelling