Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1131498

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1951

Statutory Address: COLBURN HALL


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Statutory Address: COLBURN HALL

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County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Colburn

National Grid Reference: SE 19610 99228


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3/52 Colburn Hall 19.12.51 GV II* Manor house. Range dated 1662 added to an earlier range at right angles. Rubble, stone slate roof. T-shaped plan, 2 storeys, 1:3 first-floor windows, range to right with continuous rear outshut. Quoins. Right range (later): central oak board door with glazed panel in slightly-chamfered ashlar surround with hood-mould. Above, square stone carved with coat of arms of D'Arcy family, flanked by scrolls, dating from 1621 and brought from, Sedbury Hall near Gilling West. 16-pane sash windows with pointed-arch glazing bars to top row of panes, below deep lintels. To left, on first floor, part of stone surrounds to 2 tall, narrow windows shown in that position in Samuel Buck's sketch. Gable-end elevation of left range: on ground floor, C20 4-light casement window under segmental-pointed relieving arch; on first floor, 16-pane sash window with deep lintel, set within wider opening of quoined jambs under segmental-pointed relieving arch; blocked 2- light double-chamfered mullion window in gable. Shaped kneelers (of earlier form on west range), ashlar copings, C20 replacement finials. Stacks between first and second bays and at end right. Rear: later range has two 2-light chamfered mullion windows in outshut, that to right without mullion . Left return (earlier range): blocked first-floor doorway at right end; corniced stack from first-floor fireplace towards left; stack from ground-floor fireplace towards right. Right return (later range): older roofline of lower building than present (as shown on Samuel Buck's sketch); kneelers dated "16" and "62", probably reused when roof raised. Interior: in ground-floor room to right, late C18 basket-arched ashlar surround for kitchen range, and ogee-stop-chamfered cross-beams and some chamfered joists; ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams in central ground-floor room; in left range, rougher chamfered cross-beams and bible box cavity in east wall of front room. The hall is part of the medieval complex which includes the former Courthouse (qv) and which is shown on a sketch of "Cowburn" in Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook (Wakefield Historical Publications, 1979), p 382. VCH; i, p 301.

Listing NGR: SE1961099228


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Legacy System number: 322365

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Books and journals
Hall, I, Samuel Bucks Yorkshire Sketch Book, (1979), 382
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 301

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