Building record MYO468 - GRIMSTON COURT


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Grid reference SE 6553 5182 (point)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Dunnington, City of York, North Yorkshire


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ouse now nursing home. J J H 1903 on plaque with later additions and alterations including range to left of no particular interest. By W Brierley for J J Hunt. Red brick in English bond with sandstone ashlar dressings and slate roof. L-shaped on plan and double-depth. Jacobethan. Main range: 2 storeys, 7 bays. Plinth. Steps to entrance in slightly- projecting, gabled 3rd bay, a Tudor-arch with naturalistic decoration to surround under continuous hoodmould. 5-long-panel door within. Above entrance a 5-light oriel mullion and transom window. Otherwise single lights and 2, 3 and 4-light cavetto-moulded mullion and transom windows. 1st floor band to right 3 bays. 1st floor sill band continues to wing. C20 fire escape to 6th bay. End bay projects to first floor level. Chimney between 6th and 7th bays. Wing: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Flight of steps to end entrance a 5-long-panel door in Tudor-arched surround. 6-light mullion and transom canted bay window to 2nd bay, ground floor. Otherwise single light and 2 and 3-light mullion windows. All windows in quoined ashlar surrounds. Ridge stacks, some star-shaped, some diamonds, some in clusters. Interior: ceilings with Jacobethan moulded plaster decorations. Panelling to some ground floor rooms. 3 Jacobethan fireplaces, one ashlar, otherwise wood. Nuttgens, P., Brierley in Yorkshire, The Architecture of the Turn of The Century, 1984, p.13.
Listing NGR: SE6554051830

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Dec 23 2007 12:00AM


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