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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: 1151011



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shipton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jan-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 332125

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SHIPTON SE 55 NE EAST LANE (north side) 5/32 Melrose House Nursing Home


Vicarage, now house. Dated 1848, enlarged 1873 (Bulmer and Co, p774). Probably by G T Andrews. For the Hon Payan Dawnay of Beningbrough Hall. Brick in English garden wall bond, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. South front: 3 bays, right bay projecting. Chamfered plinth; quoins. Pointed-arch doorway with chamfered , quoined surround under stopped hoodmould with head over keystone and double board door with decorative iron hinges. To left and right bays a 3-trefoil-headed -light window. 2-light windows above, trefoil-headed light to right bay, others with shouldered arches. All windows in quoined surrounds. Right bay gabled , the apex with heraldic shield and scroll underneath inscribed with date and 'PD' (Payan Dawnay). Ridge stack. Left return: 3 bays, outer bays gabled. Trefoil-headed lights to ground-floor windows, shouldered-arch lights to 1st floor. Bay 1: gabled. 2-storey canted bay window under semi-pyramidal roof with gabled window. Central bay: a 3-light window to each floor. Bay 3: gabled. A 3-light window with 2-light window above and quatrefoil in apex. Oversailing eaves. Ridge stacks and one to left end. Right return: windows in same style. Wing projecting from right has external stack with off-sets. Interior: dog-leg staircase with plain balusters. Original fireplaces with cast-iron grates and decorative surrounds. Bulmer, T, and Co, Directory of North Yorkshire, 1890.

Listing NGR: SE5542758964

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bulmer, T, History Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, (1890), 774

National Grid Reference: SE5542758964


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