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North House and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wykeham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2377 / 54°14'15"N

Longitude: -0.5196 / 0°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 496582

OS Northings: 483459

OS Grid: SE965834

Mapcode National: GBR SMTF.9N

Mapcode Global: WHGC4.ZRQ4

Entry Name: North House and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 14 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327438

Location: Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Wykeham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170
(north side)

14/118 North House and attached


Parsonage, Parish Rooms, trap-shed and stable; now Agent's house, garage and
outbuildings. 1854. By William Butterfield, for the Wykeham estate.
Dressed sandstone with sandstone ashlar quoins and dressings; rear wall of
former Parish Room of variegated brick in English garden wall bond. Slate
roofs. 2 parallel ranges, slightly offset, with lobby and staircase
projection to front. Entrance front: single storey, 3-bay range, the centre
bay 2-storied and projecting. Entrance in left return of centre bay has
double board doors in a plain chamfered surround with a half-hexagonal head.
Single tall sash to ground floor of centre bay. 2-light mullion and transom
staircase window above in a pointed quoined surround. The upper lights have
foiled pointed heads with a trefoil above. To ground-floor right is a 4-
light window in flat-arched surround with broach-stopped, chamfered
mullions. Windows are tall sashes, the 2 centre extending to ground level,
and have foiled, pointed heads. Relieving arch over. Steeply-pitched main
roof, half-hipped to left, with steep, half-hipped gable to centre. Right
return front: 2 gable ends, the left projecting beyond the right, the right
half-hipped. The ground-floor window to right gable wall is of 4 pointed,
foiled lights in a flat arched surround. Both first-floor windows have
pointed, quoined surrounds and are of 3 lights. Left return front: 2 gable
ends, the left projecting beyond the right, the right half-hipped. Ground-
floor window to right gable wall is of 2 pointed lights in a pointed quoined
surround. Tall narrow sashes to first floor. 3-light mullion window to
return wall of left gable in quoined surround, with a relieving arch above.
Variably placed ridge stacks with steep offsets. Parish Room: single
storey. 2 steep gables with 3-light chamfered mullion windows. End left
stack to steeply-pitched roof. Interior. Open-well, closed-string
staircase with trefoil-section handrail and turned balusters. The same
balusters form a screen beside the stairs leading from the entrance lobby to
the hall. Hall doors are of 8 recessed panels. Ground-floor room to front
right, entered from entrance lobby level, has panelled hung-shutter boxes,
and moulded dado rail and cornice. Ground-floor room to front left has a
shuttered window recess with window seat, and built-in bookshelves over
panelled cupboard door. Ground-floor room to rear right has a replacement
fireplace with Gothick-arched panelled jambs and a corbelled mantleshelf;
panelled hung-shutter boxes. P Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971.

Listing NGR: SE9658283459

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