KILNWICK PERCY HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1309858
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
KILNWICK PERCY HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
KILNWICK PERCY HALL

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

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Nunburnholme
National Grid Reference:
SE 82579 49861

Details

SE 84 NW NUNBURNHOLME KILNWICK PERCY

10/23 Kilnwick Percy hall

26.7.67 II* GV

Country House. c1845; north wing demolished c1960. Possibly contains a mid-C18 core. Ashlar, red and yellow brick, tiled roofs. Moulded plinth. Main elevation; 2 storeys, 6 bays 1:3:2. Giant tetrastyle Ionic portico with coffered ceiling and pediment bearing elaborate achievement of arms. Ground floor: Double-leaf glazed door with pilasters to reveals. 4-pane sashes in architraves with sills: continuous cornice over 3 bays within portico, with sills and cornices elsewhere. Deep moulded eaves cornice, roof balustrade with intermediate and angle pilasters. Axial stacks: in red and yellow brick with stone cornice to left, in ashlar to similar design to right. Three bays of ground floor of demolished north wing survive as screen wall, with blocked openings, to left. Park front: 2 storeys, 12 bays 3:6:3 with polygonal bays to right and to left. Ground floor: 2-leaf garden door under large 2-pane oblong fanlight, in architrave, to right of central six bays. Elsewhere 4-pane sashes in architraves with plain band connecting cornices. First floor: sashes with glazing bars in architraves, and pediments to centre windows of polygonal bays. Deep moulded eaves cornice. Centre piece with heavy acanthus scrolls under low pediment, without cornices, flanked to right and to left by roof balustrade terminating in pilasters surmounted by urns. Garden elevation: 2 storeys, 6 bays. Ground floor: 4-pane sashes with sills and plain band between cornices. 1st floor: sashes with glazing bars in architraves, pedimented to centre 2 bays. Deep moulded eaves cornice, 2-bay coped centrepiece with blank panelling flanked by roof balustrade with intermediate and end pilasters surmounted by urns. Interior: Ballroom (to right of main elevation) has ornate panelling and decoration in French Rococo style, including a series of overdoor paintings signed R.W. Buss 1848. Main staircase taken down and rebuilt elsewhere in the house, has cut-string stair, gilt cast-iron railings with heavy foliage, and a moulded oak handrail.

Listing NGR: SE8257949861

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
166991
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 20 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16817/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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