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Coleby Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Low Abbotside, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3159 / 54°18'57"N

Longitude: -2.1045 / 2°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 393299

OS Northings: 491154

OS Grid: SD932911

Mapcode National: GBR FLRJ.5M

Mapcode Global: WHB5G.NS26

Plus Code: 9C6V8V8W+96

Entry Name: Coleby Hall

Listing Date: 9 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323192

Location: Low Abbotside, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Low Abbotside

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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SD 99 SW
Coleby Hall, formerly
called Bowbridge Hall
Manor house. Dated 1655. For John Colby (sic). Roughcast rubble, stone
slate roof. E-plan. 2 storeys with attics to bays 1, 3 and 5; 5 bays, bays
1, 3 and 5 gabled and projecting. Central tower porch has round-arched
ashlar doorway with moulded capitals, ogee-chamfered arris and hood-mould.
Above, square plaque with weathered raised legend "1655". Stone benches
inside porch, and studded board door to inner square-headed doorway with
hood-mould and ovolo, fillet and hollow-moulding to arris. Board door in
chamfered ashlar surround to right of bay 5. Double-chamfered mullion and
transom windows, the same on every floor of each bay: 4-light with hood-
moulds to first bay; 2-light with dripstones to second bay; 3-light with
hood-mould to porch; 4-light with extended dripstones to fourth bay; 4-light
to fifth bay. Large external end stacks, shafted corniced stack between
bays 4 and 5. Left return: 3-light double-chamfered mullion window on
ground floor; 4-light double-chamfered mullion window with ogee-moulding on
inner chamfer to first floor. Interior: porch gives onto hall, now divided,
with chamfered fireplace with pointed arch of fine ashlar voussoirs with
masons' marks; parlour to right has fireplace with pointed flat arch of
ashlar voussoirs. Stone newel staircase at rear of hall. First floor:
sections of plasterwork frieze with fleurs-de-lis on first-floor, also
straight-headed chamfered fireplace. Collared-rafter roof trusses. Hartley
M & Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979), pp 76-7; VCH i, p 201.

Listing NGR: SD9329991154

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