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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 60070
Location: GISBOROUGH HALL, AND RETAINING WALLS, BALUSTRADE, PIERS AND STEPS TO SOUTH, WHITBY ROAD (north side)
  GUISBOROUGH, REDCAR AND CLEVELAND, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 07 June 2004
Date listed: 25 April 1984
Date of last amendment: 25 April 1984
Grade II

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NZ61NW GUISBOROUGH WHITBY ROAD (NORTH SIDE) 3/213 Gisborough Hall, and retaining walls, balustrade, piers and steps to S. II Country house, now private hotel. 1857. M.W. (or S.S.*) Teulon; S. front refaced, extended to E. and attic storey added, 1902/05. Dressed sandstone in irregular coursing. Westmorland slate roofs; stone gable copings; grouped octagonal and square stacks. 2½ storeys. Jacobean. Main south front of 7 bays, symmetrically; 3-storey canted stone bay windows; shouldered attic gable above. All windows have stone mullions and transoms and leaded-light casements. Drip strings between floors. Balustraded parapet. Entrance in W. end of main range, 1857. Heavily moulded pointed segmental-arched opening with sculptured demi-sea wolves on flanking buttresses. Canted oriel window above with stone pyramidal roof, gothic mullioned sashes and intricately carved vine decoration on stepped underside. Rear (N.) wings by Teulon (1857) 2 and 3 storeys. Asymmetrical. Shaped gables; cross-windows with casements, some margin glazing bars; relieving arches. Drip strings. Short bell tower on N.E. wing, hexagonal, shingled timber bell cupola with lead ogee dome. Listing includes c.1905 retaining wall, balustrades, piers and steps to terraced garden adjoining S.front. Rock-faced sandstone; plain dressed sandstone steps and piers with moulded cornice caps and ball finials. * N. Pevsner, ".... Yorkshire N. Riding, " 1966, p.179.

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