Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1148800

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1967



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Snainton

National Grid Reference: SE 92819 83312


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SE 98 SW SNAINTON WYDALE LANE (west side, off)

7/114 Wydale Hall


- II

House, now Diocesan conference centre. C18, but said to have C17 origins; extended and altered 1877 for the Cayley family; further extension and alteration in 1904, by Sidney Kitson, on acquisition by Mr H Illingworth. Dressed sandstone with tooled quoins and dressings; slate roofs. Irregular plan. Garden front: 3-storey, 3-window front to core building; 2-storey, projecting extension wing to right, with 2-storey, 5-window canted bay to end right; single-storey, single window extension to left. The entrance was removed in C19 to right return front of extension wing. Original central entrance to core building now blocked by canted bay with a half-hexagonal roof. To right, in re-entrant angle to extension wing, is a glazed garden door beneath a loggia of Ionic columns. 12-pane sashes to ground and first floor, and unequal 9-pane sash to second floor flanked by C20 replacement casements. Keyed raised surrounds to all windows. Parapet with recessed panels obscures roof. Extension wing: ground-floor sashes to bay window extend to ground level. Remaining windows are 12-pane sashes in raised surrounds to ground floor, and unequal 9-pane sashes to first floor. Modillion eaves cornice to bay and plain coped parapet above. Entrance front: 2-storey, 2-window projecting cross gable to left, with 2-storey, 3- window front to right. Single-storey glazed entrance lobby with Ionic portico contains panelled door beneath patterned overlight. To left, open- pedimented cross gable contains unequal 9-pane sashes to ground and first floors, and keyed oculus to tympanum. Drops of fruit carved in high relief separate windows to both floors. Sill and lintel bands to both floors, and fasciated keystone to ground-floor centre window. Raked modillion cornice to pediment. Interior: traces of the C18 building survive only in the panelled shutters intact in ground-floor front window to right of original entrance and to all 3 first-floor front windows. The ceilings of all the main ground-floor rooms incorporate extensive plasterwork taken from original Robert Adams moulds and introduced during the 1904 works. The 3 ground-floor rooms in the 1877 and 1904 extensions also contain C18 fireplaces and overmantels with enriched surrounds, 2 with integral paintings.

Listing NGR: SE9281983312


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