DUNCOMBE PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1295358

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: DUNCOMBE PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DUNCOMBE PARK

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Helmsley

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

National Grid Reference: SE 60418 82992

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE

9/53 Duncombe Park 4.1.55 (Formerly listed under General) GV I

Great house. Early C18 with additions and alterations of 1845 and 1880's. Probably by William Wakefield to plans by Vanbrugh. 2 storeys with basement and attic, 11 bays: 2:2:3:2:2. Garden front: central 3 bay section has steps up to tetrastyle Tuscan portico carrying triglyph frieze and carved pediment. Outer bays break forward and are defined by angle Doric pilasters carrying triglyph friezes. Central bays have round-headed sash windows beneath keyed arches. Outer bays: sash windows with keyed architraves beneath pediments. First floor: 6-pane sashes under portico. All other windows are sashes with glazing bars. Continuous band at sill level. Plain parapet with urns at angles. Projecting attic behind pediment with urns at angles. Interior: original decorative scheme of c1713 to entrance hall. Original wrought- iron staircase in north wing. Saloon in C18 decorative style probably by William Young 1895. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life, December 5 and 12, 1957; Pevsner, Yorkshire: the North Riding, 1966.

Listing NGR: SE6041582996

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 328279

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)
'Country Life' in 12 December, (1957)
'Country Life' in 5 December, (1957)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

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