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Coleby Hall, Low Abbotside

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Coleby Hall

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Coleby Hall, Low Abbotside

Historical Environment Record No: MYD4285

Parish: Low Abbotside

OS Grid Reference: SD933911

Dale: Upper Wensleydale

Link to Archaeology Data Service:
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/collections/blurbs/420.cfm

Description

Coleby Hall is one of the finest houses in Wensleydale and has a commanding position above the Askrigg road to Bainbridge. It is roughcast, rubble built and E-shaped in plan. The central part is two-storey and the three wing extensions are three-storied. A datestone inscribed ‘IC 1655’ records its builder John Colby.
Source:
Hatcher, Jane (1990) Richmondshire Architecture. Richmond: C J Hatcher

Location

From Bainbridge take road north signed to 'Askrigg'. After about 500 metres, site can best be viewed almost directly ahead 300 metres away on Skellgill Lane. No public access. View from roadside.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Bainbridge. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.

Accessibility

Viewable from roadside.


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