Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1130810

Date first listed: 04-Sep-1952

Statutory Address: BLACKBURN HALL


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Statutory Address: BLACKBURN HALL

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County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Grinton


National Grid Reference: SE 04625 98449


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GRINTON GRINTON SE 0498 (west side) 23/32 Blackburn Hall 4.9.52 GV II* * Manor House. Part-medieval, remodelled and enlarged 1635. For Elizabeth Hutton of Marske-in-Swaledale who married into the Blackburn family. Rubble with crude quoins, stone slate roof. Cross-wing thought to be medieval with main range of 1635 at right angles to right, giving L-shaped plan. Outshut in angle contains stairs. 3 storeys. Chamfered mullioned windows under dripmoulds of pediment form. 1635 range has two 3-light windows on first floor, on ground floor one 2-light window and on right a doorway with chamfered stone jambs, 4-centred arch head and boarded door. Kneeler and ashlar coping on right. 2 ridge stacks, at left end and centre, the latter inscribed '--1635'. Front gable end of cross-wing has a 3-light window on each floor and chimney on apex. Rear elevation of 1635 range has a 3-light window and added canted bay on ground floor and 2-light window on first floor. Right hand gable wall of 1635 range has a mullioned window on all floors. Left return of cross-wing has 5 mullioned windows and plain doorway with C18 4-panelled door. Interior: entry to 1635 range leads behind fireplace which has roll-moulding on arris and 4-centred arch with keystone; in spandrels 'EH' and 'B 1635'. Cambered beams to first floor. Stone stairs in straight flight in outshut. The earlier range is thought to be of medieval date, and probably the lodgings for the canons of Bridlington Priory who administered the church. The house became the Nether Hall of West Grinton Manor, which was acquired by the Blackburn family of Richmond and Swaledale in the C17. 'NYCVBSG Report', No 662.

Listing NGR: SE0462598449


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Legacy System: LBS

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