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CALTON HALL WITH GARDEN WALLS, GATE PIERS AND MOUNTING BLOCK

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.

Name: CALTON HALL WITH GARDEN WALLS, GATE PIERS AND MOUNTING BLOCK

List entry Number: 1132385

Location

CALTON HALL WITH GARDEN WALLS, GATE PIERS AND MOUNTING BLOCK, HALL BROW

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Calton

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

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: 324220

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History

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Details

CALTON HALL BROW SD 95 NW (South Side) 9/6 Calton Hall with garden walls, gate piers and 10.9.54 mounting block. GV II House. Medieval origins, altered C18 and C19. Squared slobbered rubble, stone dressings, stone slate roof. Two storeys, 3 bays. Entrance in right-hand side of gable end has a chamfered surround and a pointed arch; C20 door. To the left is a 2-light flat-faced mullioned window with a plain surround on the upper floor and a similar window on the ground floor with the mullion now gone; both have C20 casements. Coping and shaped kneelers to the gable. Garden front contains C20 ground floor window on right. The remaining openings are C19: entrance between 2 bay windows of 2 storeys each. Traces of earlier openings (now blocked) are visible between the 2 bays. Stone ridge stacks at gable ends and centre. Rear contains a first floor C17 2-light chamfered mullioned window with a 2-light window with a flat-faced transom to its left and a ground floor single-light window with a square surround. A 2-storey extension to the right under a catslide roof contains a 2-light window with a flat-faced mullion on the ground floor and a similar but shorter window above with a single-light stair window with square surrounds, heightened and spanning 1 1/2 storeys to the left. Inside, the ground floor and upper floor each contain a fireplace with a chamfered surround and 4-centre arched lintel of 2 stone blocks. The former west gable end wall of the house extended to the central ridge stack which apparently contains traces of mullioned windows in the roof. The garden wall to the east contains an entrance flanked by ashlar gateposts each with a moulded cornice and a ball finial. The base of the right-hand gatepost is cut to take the first 2 steps of a 4-step mounting block on the exterior wall face. Calton Hall was the home of John Lambert (1619-83), who fought for Parliament during the Civil War. Source: T D Whitaker, History and Antiquities of Craven (Skipton, 1973) 2 vols.

Listing NGR: SD9075859084

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Whitaker, T D, The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, (1805)

National Grid Reference: SD 90758 59084

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