- Heritage Category:
- Listed Building
- List Entry Number:
- Date first listed:
- Statutory Address:
- HAMMERTON HALL
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- Statutory Address:
- HAMMERTON HALL
The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.
- Ribble Valley (District Authority)
- National Grid Reference:
- SD 71880 53761
SD 75 SW EASINGTON
10/38 Hammerton Hall 16.11.1954 - II*
House, probably c.1600, with east cross-wing added C19th. Slobbered rubble with sandstone dressings and slate roof. E-plan. 2 storeys with attic. On each side of the central porch, on both floors, is a 6-light mullioned window with outer chamfer, inner hollow chamfer, and hood. The left-hand cross-wing has the remains of a chamfered surround, with a hood, now containing a modern door and window. On the 1st floor is a window similar to those flanking the porch. The 3-light attic window has an ogee head and hood. The gable has a coping, and the west wall has a large projecting stack with offsets. The right-hand (east) cross-wing has punched quoins. On the ground floor is a window of 3 large lights with chamfered stone surround and mullions, with a hood. On the 1st floor is a window similar to those flanking the porch, but with 3 mullions only remaining. The attic has a blocked 3-light window matching that to the other wing and either reconstructed or a copy. The gable has a coping. The gabled porch oversails on the 1st floor with a cyma moulding. This floor has an ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed window, with 12 lights, all blocked, at the front, and 6 lights on each return wall, with some blocked. Above is a 5-light attic window matching those to the wings, and a gable coping. The outer doorway is moulded with a Tudor-arched head and hood. The inner doorway is chamfered with a similar head. An early door of studded vertical planks remains. Central range of rear has some double-chamfered windows on each floor, mostly blocked. Interior. At the left of the passage immediately inside the front door, now partly covered by a later stair, is a doorway in a timber partition with ogee doorhead, and a plank door, split horizontally and with early hinges. Other internal walls are formed by wattle-and-daub panels in timber framing, by vertical framed panelling, and by square panelling with plain chamfered rails and muntins. The east cross-wing has softwood beams, but a doorway leading into it on the 1st floor, from the central part of the house, is of chamfered stone with a Tudor-arched head. The west cross-wing has, in its front room, a wide chamfered fireplace with segmental head. A door leading to the rear room has a deep hollow moulding and a Tudor-arched head. In the central section, to the east of the cross-wing, is a spiral stone stair. A view of the house from the rear,c.1720, appears in Buck, Samuel, Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in facsimile, Wakefield, 1979. ~ -
Listing NGR: SD7188053761
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Books and journals
Hall, I, Samuel Bucks Yorkshire Sketch Book, (1979)
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