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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: 1149016



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hutton-le-Hole


Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328909

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HUTTON-LE-HOLE DOUTHWAITE DALE SE 69 SE 6/112 Douthwaite - II Country house. Dated 1780 on waterspout, probably incorporating remains of C17 house; rear wings of 1814, partly demolished 1978-79. For the Shepherd family. Stone with slate roofs. Double pile plan with rear service wing added. Interior: 4 pairs of upper crucks, reused from the earlier house, support the roof of the C18 rebuilding. The 1814 wing has 4 scissor-brace truses. There is said to be a carved overmantel dated 1659 and another fireplace of 1666. The Shepherd family had an unbroken existence in Douthwaite Dale from c1500 to 1886. The above brief description is based on the reference given below, since access to the house and permission to photo- graph were denied at resurvey. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No H870: "Hutton-le-Hole, Douthwaite Hall (or Lodge)", 1980.


HUTTON-LE-HOLE DOUTHWAITE DALE SE 69 SE Douthwaite 6/112 - II Small country house. Main house of 1760, on rainwaterhead. Rear wing of 1814, altered in late C19 or early C20. Renovation and some demolition 1978-79. For the Shepherd family. C18 part of dressed and hammered sandstone on hammered sandstone plinth. Raised and chamfered quoins; sandstone ashlar door and window cases. C19 wing of herringbone-tooled sandstone. Stone slate roofs. Central stairhall, double depth plan; L- shaped wing added at rear. C18 house. 2-storey and attic, 3-window front. Panelled door in pedimented doorcase. 12-pane sash over door and 16-pane sashes on both floors to left and right. All windows have plain raised surrounds with triple keyblocks. Raised first-floor band, continuing around building. Gavetto-moulded eaves cornice returned at each end, and continuing as raised eaves bands on both returns. Hipped gabled dormers with small-pane casements. Coped gables and shaped kneelers. End stacks to both ranges of M-shaped roof. Rear: Venetian staircase window with small- pane sashes, in plain raised surround. Left return: 16-pane sashes at left of both floors. Paired 12-pane sashes in attic. Dated rainwaterhead in centre. Right return: inserted oriel window on first floor, and paired sash windows in plain raised surround in attic. Parapet masks roof. 1814 wing. 2-storey, 2-window front, with 2-storey, 3-window projecting range at left. Shallow canted bay with French window on ground floor right. 16-pane sash above. Full-height canted bay window at left. Bay windows contain decorative diamond lattice glazing. Windows in gable end of projecting range are similarly glazed, and remaining windows are 12- and 16-pane sashes. Hipped roof to projecting range. Interior. Following information taken from the North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group report number H870: Hutton-le-Hole, Douthwaite Hall (or Lodge). Four pairs of upper crucks, reused from an earlier house, support the roof of the C18 house. 1814 wing has four scissor brace trusses. Carved overmantel dated 1659 and chimney-piece of 1666. The Shepherd family enjoyed unbroken occupation of Douthwaite from c1500 to 1886.

Listing NGR: SE6935590146

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National Grid Reference: SE 69355 90146


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