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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: 1131981



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thornton Rust


Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jul-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323206

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THORNTON RUST VILLAGE STREET SD 98 NE (south side) 14/177 Thornton Hall (formerly 25.3.69 listed as Thornton House) - II Large house. Dated 1672, with early-C18, early C19 and later alterations and extensions. Formerly the seat of the Chapman family. Rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, irregular plan of spine with cross wings. North front: 1:2:1. Chamfered rusticated quoins. In centre, to left: part-glazed door in sandstone ashlar surround with splayed bases, eared and richly-moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice. Above, a sash window with glazing bars. To right, 1 bay of tripartite sash windows. Gutter brackets. Left wing: 16-pane sash windows. Right wing: paired sash windows. Kneelers and copings. Corniced ashlar stacks on gables of cross- wings, and in centre of spine. To right, recessed wing with segmental-arched opening, now window, and glazed door in keyed surround; and on first floor, 2 sash windows with glazing bars under segmental arches of ashlar voussoirs and keystones. Rear elevation: in centre, projecting 2-storey porch with 4-panel M door in quoined surround with moulded arris, "1672 G C" inscribed on lintel, FC and added inscription "1706". Elaborate hood-mould with decorative motifs on drops. Above, C18 round-arched window, flanked by small triangular-headed windows. Flat-topped gable with ball finials above kneelers. To left: 4 fire windows with chamfered ashlar surrounds and later openings. Gutter brackets. To right: 3 small pointed-arched blind openings in gable. Interior: segmental- arched fireplace of original main room.

Listing NGR: SD9729888857

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National Grid Reference: SD 97298 88857


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