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Statutory Address:

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

East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 20000 47695


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/11/2016

TA 14 NE, TA 24 NW, 6/29, 11/29

HORNSEA, MARKET PLACE (east side) The Old Hall.



House. Early C17. Red brick on cobble footings, plain tile roof. Central direct entry to hall range with projecting cross wings; lower wing to left, late C19 glasshouse to right. Main range of two storeys and attics, 3 bays; lower wing to left of 2 storeys, 2 bays. Stepped brick plinth: quarter- round moulded plinth to side wall of right cross-wing. Hall range has central 4-panel door under elliptical head, with canopy on scrolled brackets with heart motif, flanked by cross-mullion windows with leaded lights and sills under segmental gauged brick heads. Cross-wings have early C20 square bays each with two cross-mullion windows with leaded lights, sills, and segmental gauged brick heads, and low ramped coped parapet. First floor: elliptical-headed niche with imposts, projecting keyblock, and apron, containing statue of an Amazon, over door, flanked by cross-mullion windows with leaded lights, sills, and segmental gauged brick arches. Band to right cross-wing. Two similar windows, and one casement to the attic storey, to each cross-wing. Dentilled brick eaves cornice to hall range; shaped gables with iron ties to cross-wings. Axial stacks. Lower wing to right has casements with leaded lights throughout, all with sills under segmental gauged brick heads. First floor band, dentilled brick eaves cornice. End stack, shaped gable. Interior: several original features survive including the hall fireplace which has a rubbed brick elliptical arch, decorated with a wave-moulded chamfer; the room to the right cross-wing ground floor which is filled with bolection-moulded panelling and has a fireplace with a pilastered overmantel, and a large number of C17 and C18 doors. A cupboard in the hall has a 3-panel bolection moulded door on its original hinges which is very similar to that surviving as the pantry door to the White House, Southgate, in the same parish. (q.v.)

Listing NGR: TA1999447695


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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: 03 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/16178/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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