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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: 1203298



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


District: East Riding of Yorkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Laxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 165019

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SE 72 SE LAXTON SALTMARSHE PARK 13/56 Saltmarshe Hall 17.3.52 II -

Country house. 1825 by James Pigott Pritchett and Charles Watson for Saltmarshe family, eponymous owners of the neighbouring village from 1313- 1974. Brick faced in ashlar, Welsh slate roofs. Main house square on plan with large concealed servants' wing to west. Entrance facade: 2 storeys, 5 symmetrical bays, with 5-bay servants' wing, of which fourth bay is lower and breaks forward, to right. Plinth. Steps to semicircular Tuscan porch containing glazed door. Sashes with glazing bars throughout, those to ground floor of main house with recessed aprons. Moulded cornice and overhanging eaves. Hipped roofs with ridge stacks. Similar garden facade but with 3 narrower central bays recessed. Very fine interior includes large central hall with cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balustrade leading to gallery. Dining room: fine parquet surround to floor and good plain black marble fire surround. Cornice with swastikas and paterae. Drawing room: acanthus moulding to skirting board. Panelled walls with relief urns and foliage drops. Good original brass door fittings. Fine moulded cornice with egg-and-dart and acanthus motifs. Moulded ceiling has central circular motif containing medallions with figues and foliate decoration, flanked by plaques depicting putti. Saltmarshe P, History of the Township and Family of Saltmarshe. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7820423965

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972)
Saltmarshe, P , History of the Township and Family of Saltmarshe

National Grid Reference: SE 78204 23965


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