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Garth Cottage, Coverham with Agglethorpe

Description: Garth Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321765

OS Grid Reference: SE1058586383
OS Grid Coordinates: 410585, 486383
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2730, -1.8389

Location: Hanghow Lane, Coverham, North Yorkshire DL8 4RL

Locality: Coverham with Agglethorpe
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4RL

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Listing Text


10/16 Garth Cottage

Abbey guesthouse, now house. C16 and C19, perhaps around medieval core.
Rubble, with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. East
elevation: central studded board door in stone surround with straight-sided
pointed arch, and ogee-section chamfer. Stepped hoodmould containing
letters "IHC" and Latin inscription flanked by eagle and letter "A" with
rosettes, leaves and pomegranates. To left, part-glazed door in chamfered
doorcase. Three corbels formerly supporting lean-to roof of cloister.
First-floor: mullion windows of 2, 1 and 2 lights. West elevation: ground
floor: 9-light chamfered mullion and transom window with trefoiled semi-
circular heads to lights in double-chamfered hoodmould; slightly projecting
bay with 6-pane sash window below head of 3-light trefoil headed window
under cavetto hoodmould. First floor: 5-light, 2-light and 4-light
chamfered-mullion windows under ovolo hoodmoulds; that to right with labels.
Stacks at left end and between bays 1 and 2. Interior: large window has
ovolo section to opening overall; large ashlar fireplace, chamfered, with
segmental arch and cyma recta section hoodmould. VCH i, p.216.

Listing NGR: SE1058886369

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Source: English Heritage

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