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Sleningford Park

A Grade II Listed Building in North Stainley with Sleningford, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1926 / 54°11'33"N

Longitude: -1.5791 / 1°34'44"W

OS Eastings: 427558

OS Northings: 477506

OS Grid: SE275775

Mapcode National: GBR KMDY.XT

Mapcode Global: WHC7F.QW78

Entry Name: Sleningford Park

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331104

Location: North Stainley with Sleningford, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: North Stainley with Sleningford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SLENINGFORD (north side, off)

2/100 Sleningford Park


Country house. Early C18 for Mr Wray, probably by William Thornton, with
late C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Rubble with gritstone
dressings, blue-slate roof partly replaced by cement tiles. 3-storey, 5-bay
main block with 2-storey, 3-bay wing to right, single-storey kitchen block
now garage, far right, single-storey 3-bay wing to left and conservatory far
left. Main block: quoins. Central C18 panelled door, the upper half now
glazed, flanked by rusticated pilasters with 5-part keyed lintel and
pediment. Flanking and first-floor windows are sashes with glazing bars in
architraves; 6-pane sashes in architraves to second storey. Ground-floor
sill band, deep moulded eaves cornice, gritstone blocking course, hipped
roof of 4 parallel ridges, end stacks. The flanking wings have windows of
similar style, with the sill band continuing from the main block, hipped
roofs and blocking course to right. Rear: central C20 glazed double-door in
Gibbs surround with 5-part keyed lintel and pediment. Fenestration as
front, with a C20 glazed door with overlight inserted into ground-floor
window, far right. To right of centre, the window on each floor is boarded
up behind the glazing. C20 alterations to right wing; C19 2-storey, 3-bay
block to left. Interior: entrance hall with plaster overmantle decorated
with ostrich badge of the Wray family. Dentilled ceiling cornice. Library
has acanthus-leaf moulding to ceiling cornice, and classical motifs to
architraves. Dining room panelled with early C18 and C19 large fielded
panels. C19 fireplace. Staircase hall: dado with panel framed by fasces,
plain balusters, ramped mahogany handrail. The staircase rises to the
second floor and is positioned behind the blind windows on the rear of the
house. First floor: ceiling moulding as entrance hall indicates position of
original narrow staircase hall now occupied by landing and bathroom. Main
bedrooms contain large panels, some altered when staircase position moved.
Moulded and dentilled eaves cornices. Main rooms, first and second floors
have fine 6-panel doors in architraves and shutters to windows.

Listing NGR: SE2755877506

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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