MELROSE HOUSE NURSING HOME

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151011
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1986
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Jan-1997
Statutory Address:
MELROSE HOUSE NURSING HOME, EAST LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MELROSE HOUSE NURSING HOME, EAST LANE

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Shipton
National Grid Reference:
SE5542758964

Details

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

II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
332125
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Sep 2001
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