If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Lightfoot Hall and Lightfoot House
Date Listed: 24 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 321822
OS Grid Reference: SE0456091164
OS Grid Coordinates: 404560, 491164
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3160, -1.9314
Explore more of the area around Redmire, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.
SE 09 SW REDMIRE REDMIRE
11/63 Lightfoot Hall and
House, now 2 houses. Late C16-early C17. Rubble, stone slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows in all, T-shaped plan. To right,
forehouse, formerly of hearth-passage plan, now gable entry (Lightfoot
Hall). To left, parlour (now Lightfoot House). Ground floor: 2 round-
headed arches with rubble voussoirs, now filled in, with C20 window and
door, and C20 window, and on right a fire window with chamfered mullion oak
frame. First floor: paired C20 sash windows and 2 C20 sashes with glazing
bars. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings, end stacks. Gabled rear wing with
2-light double-chamfered mullion window on ground floor; double-chamfered
cross window, perhaps enlarged, below hoodmould, on first floor; traces of
2-light window in gable. Shaped kneelers, ashlar coping. Left return:
large projecting chimney-breast clasped by adjoining cottage. Interior: in
forehouse, large timber fire-hood with decorated plasterwork of 4 stylised
flowers; oak door-frames with triangular lintels; moulded and stop-chamfered
beams. Stud partition between forehouse and parlour. Linen-fold panelling
removed from parlour, and stone fireplace no longer visible. NYCVBSG Report
No. 619. Harrison and Hutton, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and
Cleveland (1984). The building is of importance in the understanding of the
evolution of vernacular architecture in the Northern Pennine Dales.
Listing NGR: SE0456091164
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.