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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: 1132400



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clapham cum Newby


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324152

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CLAPHAM-CUM-NEWBY CHURCH AVENUE SD 7496 (east side) 13/4 Ingleborough Hall 20.2.58 GV II* Formerly country house, now outdoor education centre. c1814. By William Atkinson for James Farrer. Ashlar, slate roof. South block has central staircase plan; north block contains service rooms, formerly built around open courtyard, now enclosed to form dining room. Greek revival. West entrance front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Entrance has massive portico of engaged Doric columns in antis. Entablature breaks forward and has triglyphs, metopes and cornice with guttae; tall double-leaf doors, glazed with margin pane glazing except small unglazed panel at base. Recessed panel below flanking ground-floor windows; sashes without glazing bars. Upper floor sill band; C20 casements to upper floor windows. 2 parallel ridge stacks to hipped roof. South garden front: 2 storeys, 7 bays. Central 2 storey bow of 3 bays has 4 engaged Doric columns, entablature and lead dome. 3 French windows to ground floor (former drawing room) have moulded surrounds and ears. 4 ground floor windows have sashes without glazing bars; upper floor sill band. 7 upper floor windows have C20 casements. 2 parallel ridge stacks to hipped roof. Interior: entrance hall has 4 Greek Ionic columns of polished crinoidal limestone; palmettes to necking and egg and dart motif and volutes to capitals. Geometrical stair has stone treads, wrought iron balusters and ramped, wreathed handrail. Principal ground floor rooms retain moulded cornices of palmettes and anthemia. Birthplace of Reginald Farrer (1880-1920) botanist. Source: H M Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 (London, 1978), p 76.

Listing NGR: SD7468269343

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 78

National Grid Reference: SD 74682 69343


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