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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ASBY HALL, AREA RAILINGS AND CENTRAL GATE

List entry Number: 1144927

Location

ASBY HALL, AREA RAILINGS AND CENTRAL GATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityAsby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73242

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History

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Details

NY 6813 ASBY GREAT ASBY

15/3 Asby Hall, area railings and central gate

G.V. II*

House, dated 1694 and enlarged mid C18. Coursed squared rubble with quoins. Remains of C17 structure in east wall (quoins, plinth, and window surrounds) show it was half present depth. Graduated slate roof has stepped and corniced stone end chimneys; moulded wooden eaves. Front elevation 3 storeys, 3 bays (symmetrical); wet-dashed. Central part-glazed door has traceried segmental head in doorcase with Tuscan pilasters and dated coat of arms above. Single sash to each floor above door, tripartite sash to each floor at either end. Rear elevation of 4 bays has tripartite sash to left and single sash to right on each floor; steps up to part-glazed door with large sash stair window above; full height transomed window with stone surround to servants' stair. All windows have glazing bars. Internally the panelled doors, dado rails (some with Vitruvian scrolls), closed string servants' stair and cut string main stair (with its turned balusters, fluted rectangular newels and ramped handrail) survive. Of the C18 coriniced fireplaces remaining, that in the 1st floor front (east) room has bayleaf and rosette decoration; in the same room is a glazed corner cupboard with internal wooden ribbed semidome and shaped shelves. The area railings stand on a low wall in front of the house. A wrought-iron scrollwork panel separates groups of standards to either side of the large central double gate which has on ornate overthrow, openwork spearhead standards and scrollwork decoration. Probably mid C19.



Listing NGR: NY6826713270

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National Grid Reference: NY 68267 13270

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