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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: 1131792



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Appletreewick


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323662

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3/9 High Hall



Large house. C16 and C17. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, graduated stone slate roof. 3 storeys and basement, 2 bays. Quoins. Chamfered plinth. Central porch, round headed doorway with moulded impost bands continuous round the porch, gabled with shaped kneelers and moulded stone coping. The inner board door has a chamfered surround with a 3-centred arch. Right-hand bay: 2 storeys, ground floor: Great Hall window is of 8-lights, double chamfered, mullioned with 2 transoms, hoodmould plus some C17 diamond panel glazing. Above an 8-light double-chamfered mullion window with a transom, hoodmould. Left-hand bay: basement has 2-light chamfered mullioned window. To ground and first floor, 6-light chamfered mullioned windows with transoms, hoodmould. Second floor, a 6-light double chamfered mullioned window. The light to left of centre is blind. All windows with central major mullions. Shaped kneelers, moulded stone coping, end stacks and 1 to ridge. Left return: half-glazed door in chamfered surround with segmental arch. 8 mullioned windows, 6 with hoodmoulds. That to gable is a stepped 3-light window. Right return: small porch, square-headed chamfered doorway, finials to gable. Rear: similar mullion and transom windows. A series of five 2-light double chamfered mullion stair windows, stepped. Interior: Great Hall has diamond shaped large stone flag floor. Large stone inglenook. Mantelpiece with plaster coat of arms. Above Great Hall a drawing room of the same size with large frieze of C16/C17 plasterwork all the way round the room. The main staircase is a dogleg stair rising all the way up the house with a continuous newel, the balusters are similar to those on the gallery. The interior is quite unspoiled retaining much of the original fabric. Built by the father of Sir William Craven, a former Lord Mayor of London.

Listing NGR: SE0543860090

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National Grid Reference: SE 05438 60090


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