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Abbey Cottage, Spennithorne

Description: Abbey Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 321716

OS Grid Reference: SE1396788631
OS Grid Coordinates: 413967, 488631
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2931, -1.7869

Location: Wood Lane, Spennithorne, North Yorkshire DL8 5PS

Locality: Spennithorne
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5PS

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Listing Text


3/107 Abbey Cottage


Part of medieval complex forming Spennithorne 0ldHall, now a house. C14,
with extensive remodelling. Rubble, artificial slate roof. 2 storeys,
2 offset, parallel ranges with C20 single-storey extension to left, the
2 ranges having 3 and 2 C20 first-floor windows to south elevation, with
ruined section to right. Fragments of old masonry and blocked windows. At
rear of side elevations, the medieval external doorways of a screens
passage, 1 glazed, 1 blocked , with pointed double-chamfered arches with
hollow mouldings to chamfers. Interior: 4 original doorways of screens
passage, 3 with shouldered doorheads and chamfered openings leading to
pantry, kitchen and buttery, the fourth to the staircase. The hall of the
Fitz Randalls of Spennithorne. 'NYCVBSG Report', No 667; Harrison and
Hutton, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984, p25:
picture of screens passage doorways.

Listing NGR: SE1396788631

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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