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Description: Low Horton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235982
OS Grid Reference: NZ2819279657
OS Grid Coordinates: 428192, 579657
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1105, -1.5596
NZ 27 NE NZ 283797
4/18 Low Horton Farmhouse
House, mid C18,altered and extended to rear late C18 or early C19. Squared
stone except for rear block, brick in English Garden Wall Bond 1 and 3. Welsh
slate roof with old brick stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central
renewed door with overlight. 4-pane sash windows except for C19 canted bay on
left, with hipped roof. Raised reverse-stepped gable coping; banded end stacks.
To right, single-storey 1-bay kitchen with C20 4-pane casement and stepped end
stack. Left return, part-rendered, shows renewed 16-pane sashes under wedge
lintels in rear block. Rear elevation shows similar fenestration including
20-pane sash stair window, and 8-pane Yorkshire sash in outshut to kitchen.
Interior: Fielded 6-panel doors, panelled shutters. Round arches with panelled
jambs at foot of stair; dog-leg open-string stair with stick balusters, moulded
handrail and moulded newel.
The house succeeded Horton Castle, latterly a Delaval possesion; the castle site
is that of the detached farmbuilding group to the west, the ruins being removed
in the early C19.
Listing NGR: NZ2819279657
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Source: English Heritage
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