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THORPE HALL

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: THORPE HALL

List entry Number: 1148707

Location

THORPE HALL, CHURCH LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fylingdales

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 327707

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Details

FYLINGDALES CHURCH LANE NZ 9404 Fylingthorpe (east side, off) 18/54 6.10.69 Thorpe Hall

- II* House, 1680 dated over door, with extensions dated 1835 and 1844 in similar style. Coursed, tooled sandstone, the later part more neatly tooled, with flush quoins; rubble north-east bay. Welsh slate roofs; stone copings, and ridges on older part; tile ridges on extensions; brick stacks on stone bases. Old house rectangular plan of 2 parallel ranges; 1835 addition incorporates an earlier building in another parallel range extended to south with south-east porch. The 1844 addition is a separate parallel east range linked to the porch. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front: 3 bays. Central 6-panel Tudor-headed door, upper panels glazed in chamfered doorway with inscription FAVSYD AD 1680 and Farsyde arms, possible recut. Flanking 3-light double-chamfered mullioned windows, with leaded glazing on both floors. One-light window above door. Continuous drip strings above both floors. Small central gable with double-chamfered slit. This and end gables have stone copings and small gabled kneelers. Right return 2 gabled bays, the left slightly wider, with 3-and 2-light similar windows; 2-light attic windows. Projecting to right the 1835 gabled bay, dated in sunk panel with Farsyde arms. Similar but 4-light windows. Right narrow porch bay holds half-glazed door with flattened Tudor head, 3-light window above and gable slit. Far right projecting similar 1844 wing. Left return of original house similar to right return. Central stack on ridge linking the 2 ranges. Heraldic glass in first-floor left window. To left a bay with axis at right-angles: 3 storeys, the lower 2 storeys possibly once an outbuilding, the top floor of late C18 appearance; windows similar to 1835 part. Door on left return . Deeply-recessed narrow linking bay has studded door under Farsyde and another coats of arms. Far left 1844 range (dated over opening on rear elevation) has C20 replaced stone-mullioned windows. Rear elevation openings mostly altered. Interior has tasteful decoration of early C20 including much oak wainscoting, some old but imported, some reproduction; and reproduction staircase. Lean-to added on rear is not of special interest.

House of the North York Moors. RCHM 1987, p.37 and passim, Harrison & Hutton, op. cit. pp. 113,235.

Listing NGR: NZ9440504935

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Houses of the North York Moors, (1987), 37
Harrison, B, Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, (1984), 113, 235

National Grid Reference: NZ 94405 04935

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