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Constable Burton Hall

Hob Uid: 50960
Location :
North Yorkshire
Richmondshire
Constable Burton
Grid Ref : SE1635091190
Summary : Country house designed by John Carr and built 1762-67, possibly on the site of a fortified house, and replacing an early 17th century house designed by Inigo Jones. The present house is Palladian in style, built of sandstone ashlar with a slate roof. The central three bays of the main front are recessed behind a projecting portico of four giant Ionic columns, approached by an imperial staircase.
More information : SE 163 911. Constable Burton Hall is a fine house built by Sir
Marmaduke Wyvill before 1760 from plans of J. Carr of York. The first mention of a manor house and park here occurs in 1338 when a licence to build a crenellated fortalice and impark woods were granted to Geoffrey le Scrope. (see SE 19 SE ) (1)

Burton Hall (Grade 1). Built about 1762-8 by Carr of York. (2)

A very perfect mid-Georgian house consisting of a square of beautiful ashlar stone. (3)

SE 1635 9119. Constable Burton Hall is in a good state of preservation. See photograph. There are no remains of any earlier fortified manor house. (4)

SE 1635 9119. Constable Burton Hall (NR). (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : The Victoria history of the county of York, North Riding, volume one
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Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Leyburn RD Yorkshire North Riding 1966 11
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Source : Yorkshire, the North Riding
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : B H Pritchard/01-NOV-1974/Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigatorr
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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:10000 1981
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Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : North Yorkshire (May 1987)
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Vol(s) : Part 32

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Documented in 1338
Monument End Date : 1338
Monument Start Date : 1338
Monument Type : Fortified House
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Early C17
Monument End Date : 1632
Monument Start Date : 1600
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : 1762-7
Monument End Date : 1767
Monument Start Date : 1762
Monument Type : Country House, Villa
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 322401
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 19 SE 1
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1066191
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 19 SE 1
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-11-01
End Date : 1974-11-01