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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: 1149836



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Plompton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Mar-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Dec-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 330897

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5/226 Plompton Hall and flanking walls (formerly 8.3.52 listed as Plompton Hall)


Country house and flanking walls. c1760. Probably by John Carr for Daniel Lascelles. Ashlar, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated quoins. Wide centre bay breaks forward slightly. Central C20 glazed door with fanlight and narrow margin lights and, above, C20 6-pane window with semicircular wrought-iron balcony all in tall, round-arched recess with voussoirs and impost band. Round-headed niches flank the door, with circular niches above. Side bays - blind windows to ground floor, sash with glazing bars inserted on left and above two 6-pane sashes. Plain lintels and sills throughout. Deep eaves cornice. Triangular pediment over central bay. Hipped roof. Stacks to left and at rear, centre. Rear facade: projecting canted bay, centre, with stack and C20 inserted windows. Interior: Adam-style fireplace in white marble in entrance hall. Short flanking walls, approximately 3 metres high, link the house to stable buildings (q.v.) Wall to left has 3 ball and cushion finials. Later additions built against north face of these walls not of special interest. The house appears to have been converted from the south range of the stables when Daniel Lacelles moved to Goldsborough Hall (q.v.) in 1762 and building work on the much larger house to south-west of the stables ceased. W.A. Atkinson, Goldsborough and its Neighbourhood, 1922, p. 67. W.A. Eden & R.B. Wragg, "John Carr, Stone Cutter Extraordinary", Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, N.S. Vol 24, 1980, p.23.

Listing NGR: SE3572154009

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Atkinson, W A , A Short Account of Goldsborough and its Neighbourhood, (1922), 67
'Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society' in New Series, , Vol. 24, (1980), 23

National Grid Reference: SE 35721 54009


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