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Melrose House Nursing Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0237 / 54°1'25"N

Longitude: -1.1554 / 1°9'19"W

OS Eastings: 455427

OS Northings: 458964

OS Grid: SE554589

Mapcode National: GBR NPCX.NC

Mapcode Global: WHD9R.7415

Entry Name: Melrose House Nursing Home

Listing Date: 20 October 1986

Last Amended: 21 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332125

Location: Shipton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO30

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Shipton

Built-Up Area: Shipton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton Holy Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 55 NE
(north side)
Melrose House
Nursing Home


Vicarage, now house. Dated 1848, enlarged 1873 (Bulmer and Co, p774). Probably by G T Andrews. For the Hon Payan Dawnay of Beningbrough Hall. Brick in English garden wall bond, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. South front: 3 bays, right bay projecting. Chamfered plinth; quoins. Pointed-arch doorway with chamfered , quoined surround under stopped hoodmould with head over keystone and double board door with decorative iron hinges. To left and right bays a 3-trefoil-headed -light window. 2-light windows above, trefoil-headed light to right bay, others with shouldered arches. All windows in quoined surrounds. Right bay gabled , the apex with heraldic shield and scroll underneath inscribed with date and 'PD' (Payan Dawnay). Ridge stack. Left return: 3 bays, outer bays gabled. Trefoil-headed lights to ground-floor windows, shouldered-arch lights to 1st floor. Bay 1: gabled. 2-storey canted bay window under semi-pyramidal roof with gabled window. Central bay: a 3-light window to each floor. Bay 3: gabled. A 3-light window with 2-light window above and quatrefoil in apex. Oversailing eaves. Ridge stacks and one to left end. Right return: windows in same style. Wing projecting from right has external stack with off-sets. Interior: dog-leg staircase with plain balusters. Original fireplaces with cast-iron grates and decorative surrounds. Bulmer, T, and Co, Directory of North Yorkshire, 1890.

Listing NGR: SE5542758964

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