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IoE Number: 321626
Photographer: Mr Les Waby
Date Photographed: 10 September 2006
Date listed: 25 June 1985
Date of last amendment: 25 June 1985
Grade II*

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SE 18 NWEAST WITTON TOWNBRAITHWAITE LANE(south side)3/4Braithwaite Hall(formerly listed under General)

SE 18 NW EAST WITTON TOWN BRAITHWAITE LANE (south side) 3/4 Braithwaite Hall (formerly listed under General) - II* Manor house. Dated 1667. Rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2½ storeys, E-plan, with 3 gables above 4 first-floor windows on front, and 2 rear projecting wings. Quoins. Central board door in chamfered quoined surround with triangular soffit to lintel. Double-chamfered 2-light mullioned windows with casements; 6 on ground floor. Continuous strings above ground- and first-floor windows. Outer 2 gables contain blocked 2-light windows above blind oculi with torus moulding to stone surround; central gable has blind oval. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings. Rear elevation: central range, ground floor: part-blocked mullioned and transomed landing window, 20-pane sash window in stone surround; first floor: 2-light windows. Left wing: ground floor, C20 window; first floor, 2-lightwindow; gable coped, with 2 blocked windows and surmounted by corniced ashlar stack. Right return: doorway as before. Right wing: ground and first floors: 3-light mullioned window; second floor: blocked 2-light window. Left return: doorway as before. Left elevation: large projecting chimney breast on plinth with corbelled stack and single-light window on first floor; smaller chimney breast corbelled out from first floor. Stone surounds to windows. Interior: hall with large fireplace with chamfered surround and triangular soffit to lintel and corniced mantelshelf. Room to right of hall contemporarily panelled. Bedroom above hall with chamfered fireplace, and bedroom above room to left of hall with chamfered fireplace and C18 panelling. Oak staircase with solid plank treads, turned balusters and ball finials to newels. Beams have deep chamfers with run-out stops. VCH, i, p 280.

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