© Mr Chris Broadribb
LANGTON HALL, MAIN STREET (east off)
LANGTON, RYEDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Mr Chris Broadribb
29 July 2002
20 September 1951
Date of last amendment:
20 September 1951
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LANGTON MAIN STREET
SE 86 NW
(east end, off)
3/90 Langton Hall
Country house of several builds, now a school. North wing with 1738 on
datestone. South wing c1840. Additional C20 school buildings. North wing:
hammer-dressed limestone and Westmorland slate roof to right; hammer-dressed
sandstone and pantile roof to left. 5-bay main wing to right, 3-bay wing,
probably originally stable, set back slightly, to left. To right: 2
storeys, 3 first-floor windows, with 2 bays to right obscured by C20
addition. To left: 6-panel door and blocked elliptical carriage arch
containing 6-panel door and fixed window. To right: 6-panel door under
cambered brick arch with fixed window to left and 4-fielded-panel door with
overlight and dated keyed lintel to right. Keystone reads T. N. First
floor: 2-light Yorkshire sash and 2 fixed windows. Stepped eaves course.
Gable coping, shaped kneelers, banded stone end stacks, brick ridge stacks.
Left wing: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Double door beneath fanlight
flanked by fixed windows in blocked doorways with flat brick arches. First
floor is a later addition, with 2-light Yorkshire sashes of varying sizes.
Gable coping and shaped kneeler to left. South wing: rendered sandstone
to main house, white brick to service wing. Westmorland slate roofs. 5-bay
hallway-entry house to right, 5-bay service wing to left. Main house: 2
storeys, 5 first-floor windows, with first bay set back slightly. Porch,
now glazed, supported by paired square-section pilasters, contains 6-panel
door with overlight flanked by fixed lights. Sashes with glazing bars in
moulded stone architraves throughout. Moulded cornice. Hipped roof.
Stacks rising through pitch of roof. Service wing of 2 storeys, 5 bays.
Sashes with glazing bars beneath stone lintels, that to right in blocked
doorway. Left end obscured by C20 school building at ground-floor level.
First floor: 9-pane unequal sashes. Ridge stacks. Interior: main house
contains fine wrought-iron openwork staircase with ramped handrail.