Description: Little Ryle Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236093
OS Grid Reference: NU0198411098
OS Grid Coordinates: 401984, 611098
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3938, -1.9702
ALNHAM LITTLE RYLE
NU 01 SW
9/7 Little Ryle Farmhouse
Bastle house. Late C16 - early C17 with C19 additions. Original part random
rubble,the rest dressed stone. Welsh slate roofs.
2-storey bastlehouse with lower addition on west and single lean-to additions
on east and north.
Bastle: Probably original ground-floor doorway in middle of long north wall, i.e.
within later lean-to. Blocked original 1st-floor doorway above has segmental-
arched head. Also two blocked 2-light mullioned windows and one sash window in
a similar frame. To right of upper door is a patch of disturbed walling of
concave shape, perhaps evidence of a removed projecting staircase turret.
South side, partly rebuilt in C19 has 6-flush-panelled door and C19 sash windows.
On east gable two blocked 2-light mullioned windows on 1st floor.
C19 addition has 12-pane sashes.
Interior: Walls 5 ft. thick. Barrel-vaulted ground floor, the vault broken in
centre for insertion of C19 staircase.
One ground-floor room has early C18 panelling and fireplace, moulded dado rail
and internal shutters.
On 1st floor, a stone C17 fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel and moulded surround.
Shielings and Bastles: Ramm, McDowell, Mercer. HMSO 1970.
Listing NGR: NU0198411098
Source: English Heritage
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