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Description: Ortner House, with Flanking Walls and Shed Attached to South West
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182568
OS Grid Reference: SD5328454458
OS Grid Coordinates: 353284, 454458
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9841, -2.7139
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SD 55 SW OVER WYRESDALE
11/32 Ortner House, with flanking walls
2-5-1968 and shed attached to south-west
House, 1769. Stuccoed rubble with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
Double-depth plan. A symmetrical composition of 2 storeys and 3 bays, with
chamfered quoins. Windows have architraves and are sashed with glazing
bars. Door, in central bay, has Doric porch with triglyph frieze and
'1769' inscribed within moulded pediment. The sides of the porch have been
filled in and an outer door added. Gable chimneys. The right-hand gable
wall has a lintel inscribed '1651' re-set over a cellar window. To each
side of the facade are rubble garden walls. The left hand one forms one
wall of a slate-roofed shed, which appears to be C19th. Its opposite wall,
facing north-west, has a wide entrance with stone lintel. The gable wall
facing the house has a re-used chamfered doorway and a re-set plaque. This
is inscribed: 'THOMAS DRINKELL AND MARYE HIS WIF SET US HERE ONE THOUSAND
SIX HUNDRED SIXTY SECOND YEARE WHOEVER LOOKS UPON THIS THING LET HIM FEARE
GOD AND HONOUR THE KING.'
Listing NGR: SD5328454458
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Source: English Heritage
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