Building record MYO1970 - ELVINGTON HALL


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Grid reference SE 7007 4763 (point)
Map sheet SE74NW
Civil Parish Elvington, City of York, North Yorkshire


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House. Elizabethan origins with later alterations and additions including those of mid - late C18 with wing of c.1920. C18 additions reputedly by John Carr. Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond, and pinkish-brown brick in English garden wall bond with red brick and ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Garden front (the C18 part): 2 storeys, 3 bays with C20 2-storey, 2- bay addition to right and further 2-lower-storey, 3-bay service wing. Originally central entrance a C20 glazed door under fanlight with radial glazing bars with probably early C19 doorcase of pilasters supporting frieze, dentil cornice and open dentil pediment, within round-arched recess of red gauged brick. Outer bays are canted to full height. 12-pane sashes throughout under flat arches of red gauged brick with continuous sill bands. Dentil frieze. Hipped roof with separate roofs to bays. Cast iron rainwaterheads. C20 additions a single and a canted bay continue in similar style. Service wing has tripartite 12-pane and 12-pane sashes. End and ridge stacks. Entrance to rear a 6-panel double door in Corinthian doorcase with dentil frieze and pediment. Interior: C18 features include neo- classical cornice, frieze, fireplace window and door mouldings to ground and first floor rooms of left-hand bay. Hall and lobby have modillion cornice. Late C18 / early C19 fireplace to dining room brought from elsewhere. Openwell staircase has column on vase balusters, 2 per tread, installed c1920. 6-panel doors.
Listing NGR: SE7007047638

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Record last edited

Oct 8 2014 10:21AM


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