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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1121117



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gainford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111078

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6/126 Selaby Hall 14.9.66


Country house. Probably mid C17 with major additions c.1790 and alterations in early C20. Roughcast masonry, graduated green slate roofs with roughcast stacks. Main block c.1790 with mid C17 wing attached to right rear.

2-storey, 7-bay front with bowed 3-bay centre. Ground floor has low plinth, sill band and mainly renewed 12-pane sashes with blind boxes; renewed 9- and 12-pane sashes, with projecting sills, above. Continuous eaves cornice. Low- pitched hipped roof with 4 corniced ridge stacks. 5-bay left return with bowed 3-bay centre; ground floor has 3 elongated 15-pane sashes. 3-bay right return has circular towers to front and rear; mainly renewed 12-pane sashes. Rear tower has C20 6-panel'door. Towers have low-pitched conical roofs.

2-storey rear wing has 4 irregularly-spaced bays. Double chamfered mullioned windows of 2- and 3-lights have Gothick glazing with round-arched heads containing Y-tracery. C20 single-storey addition at left. Continuous eaves cornice. Roof, hipped to right, as 2 ridge stacks.

Interior: rear wing has doorway with chamfered reveal and four-centred head. Main block has early Cl9 6-panel doors and window shutters.

Outbuildings attached to left return and rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1531718303

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National Grid Reference: NZ 15317 18303


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