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

North Yorkshire
Scarborough (District Authority)
National Park:
National Grid Reference:
NZ 66251 06020


NZ 60 NE WESTERDALE MAIN STREET Westerdale West side (off)

6/146 Westerdale Hall


House, now Youth Hostel. Shooting-box for the Duncombe family, before 1874. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate and lead roofs. Baronial Tudor style. Square plan with canted south-eastern extensions enclosing service courtyard.

Very irregular elevations ranging in height from 1 to 5 storeys, with even higher tower stair turret. Crow-stepped gables. Stone- mullioned windows of varying sizes, some with transoms; window woodwork mostly replaced.

Entrance front 2 storeys and attics of varying heights, 3 irregular bays. Central open porch with Tudor arch and blank shield over. Tudor-arched inner door. At left the canted screen wall has another such door and to left of it an octagonal pavilion with tented lead roof. Right return has battered lower courses and some original leaded glazing in window heads. 3-bay garden front has gabled left bay with 2-storey square window projection, central stair window with armorial glass, and massive 5-storey battlemented tower at right.

Row of conjoined diagonal stacks above the left ridge and another row on the 2-storey service wing on south side of courtyard.

Pevsner, N. Riding p.384.

Listing NGR: NZ6625106020


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 384


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

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Date: 13 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08026/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gerald N. Halliday. Source Historic England Archive
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