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Latitude: 54.2391 / 54°14'20"N
Longitude: -1.0745 / 1°4'28"W
OS Eastings: 460418
OS Northings: 482992
OS Grid: SE604829
Mapcode National: GBR NMYF.55
Mapcode Global: WHF9R.GQK3
Entry Name: Duncombe Park
Listing Date: 4 January 1955
Last Amended: 18 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328279
Location: Helmsley, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Helmsley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE
9/53 Duncombe Park
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
Great house. Early C18 with additions and alterations of 1845 and
1880's. Probably by William Wakefield to plans by Vanbrugh. 2 storeys
with basement and attic, 11 bays: 2:2:3:2:2. Garden front: central
3 bay section has steps up to tetrastyle Tuscan portico carrying
triglyph frieze and carved pediment. Outer bays break forward and are
defined by angle Doric pilasters carrying triglyph friezes. Central
bays have round-headed sash windows beneath keyed arches. Outer bays:
sash windows with keyed architraves beneath pediments. First floor:
6-pane sashes under portico. All other windows are sashes with glazing
bars. Continuous band at sill level. Plain parapet with urns at angles.
Projecting attic behind pediment with urns at angles. Interior:
original decorative scheme of c1713 to entrance hall. Original wrought-
iron staircase in north wing. Saloon in C18 decorative style probably
by William Young 1895. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life,
December 5 and 12, 1957; Pevsner, Yorkshire: the North Riding, 1966.
Listing NGR: SE6041582996
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