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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: 1130898



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leyburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321773

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12/24 Leyburn Hall 13/2/67


Hall, c1750. For John Yarker. Roughcast with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, E-plan. South elevation: 1:1:5:1:1. Central range: plinth, rusticated quoins. Ground floor: 4-pane sashes in moulded surrounds, the central one eared and enriched with a cornice supported on consoles. String. First floor: sashes with glazing bars in moulded surrounds. Cavetto cornice, blind parapet. Bays 2 and 8 recessed with quoined surrounds to openings, casement window to left, glazed door to right, sash windows with glazing bars above. End pavilions with rusticated quoins and full height round-arched openings with moulded ashlar surrounds to tripartite windows with Doric half-columns below Diocletian windows. Pediments with wrought-iron weather-vanes above. North elevation: 1:1:3:1:1. Central range with central Doric portico to 6-panel door below plain fanlight in moulded surround with moulded imposts and keystone. Sash windows in moulded surrounds, hipped roof. Bays 2 and 4 recessed with Gibbs-style double-decker Venetian window, that to left partially blocked on ground floor. End pavilion wings project, each with 2 tall blind round- arched openings and hipped roof. Interior: arcaded hall. Drawing Room and Morning Room with fine door-cases and cornices, Morning Room has in addition panelling and fine chimney-piece. Staircase hall with ionic columns and imperial staircase with decorative plasterwork ceiling, perhaps by Cortese. West pavilion has very plain, full-height Music Room which could have been a private chapel, as Yarker family had recusant sympathies. Marcus Binney, "Leyburn Hall, North Yorkshire", Country Life October 20 1977, pp. 1090-3.

Listing NGR: SE1103590484

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Books and journals
'Country Life' in 20 October, (1977), 1090-3

National Grid Reference: SE 11035 90484


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