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Description: Romaldkirk House, Glazed Walkway and Rear Yard Walls to Left
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111322
OS Grid Reference: NY9956822160
OS Grid Coordinates: 399568, 522160
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5946, -2.0082
ROMALDKIRK THE GREEN
NY 9922 (North side, off)
29/150 Romaldkirk House,
19/1/52 glazed walkway and
rear yard walls to
left (formerly listed
as The Rectory)
Former Rectory, now private house, with glazed walkway and curved rear yard
walls to left. Altered C17 L-plan core (a Tudor-arched doorway was briefly
revealed c.1960) with early C18 and C19 additions; garden front refaced c.1825;
walkway and yard walls c.1860. Squared and rubble sandstone. Stone-flagged
roofs. Stone chimney stacks. L-plan with added double range to right.
2-storey garden front. Projecting central bay flanked by 3-bay wings; right
wing slightly taller. Pair of partly-glazed 3-panel doors, in chamfered doorway
with alternating jambs, in right bay of left wing. Central tripartite ground-
floor window; other windows are 12-pane sashes in moulded surrounds. Paired
stone gutter brackets. Roof, with coped gables and shaped kneelers, is hipped
over centre bay.
Rear: early C18 range parallel to right wing: tripartite ground-floor window,
in architrave, with segmental-headed centre light; two segmental-headed 21-pane
sashes, with thick glazing bars,in architraves, above. 2-storey added outshut
on rear of old left wing.
Interior: 2 bolection-moulded stone fireplaces, with corniced lintels, in
first-floor bedrooms; late C18 patterned cast-iron grate in nursery; several 6-
panel doors; c.1825 fittings include spacious staircase hall with roof light,
single-flight staircase with stick balusters and ramped handrail, and first-
floor landing corridor with elliptical archways at either end.
Glazed walkway, attached to left part of garden front, has 7 square stone
pillars supporting a glazed monopitch roof. Two tall curved yard walls,
attached to rear of walkway, enclose a turning circle for coaches.
History: the home of the Rev. Reginald Bligh, a cousin of Capt. Bligh of the
Listing NGR: NY9956622163
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Source: English Heritage
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