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Marrick Priory Farmhouse, Marrick

Description: Marrick Priory Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 322005

OS Grid Reference: SE0668697759
OS Grid Coordinates: 406686, 497759
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3753, -1.8986

Location: Marrick, North Yorkshire DL11 7LD

Locality: Marrick
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7LD

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There is also a scheduled monument, Marrick Priory: a Benedictine Nunnery and Later Parish Church with Fishponds, Mill Mound, Ironworks, Longhouse, Trackways and an Iron-Age House Platform, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Explore more of the area around Marrick, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SE 09 NE
17/67 Marrick Priory
Farmhouse (Formerly listed
7.12.66 as Marrick Abbey (two
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. C16 or earlier, with later alterations.
Roughcast rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, C16 main range, with
L-shaped cross wing. Main range: 3 bays, central bay projecting, rear
outshut. To left: early C19 4-panel door under fanlight with decorative
glazing bars in C16 segmental-arched, roll-moulded doorway with
keystone. C20 casement to central bay and sash to right. First floor:
4-pane sashes to left and right, blind panel to central bay. Ashlar
copings. End stack to right. Cross-wing to left has large projecting
chimneybreast to front. Rear: main range has sash with glazing bars to
right on first floor. Cross-wing has, to left, a C16 round-headed
doorway with chamfered surround and a blocked C16 single-light window to
its right; on the first floor a blocked C16 single-light window.
Kneelers, copings. Interior: in the ground floor room of the main
range, across the full length of the right end, is a C16 classical
entablature in ashlar sandstone, consisting of cornice, fluted frieze
and architrave, broken forward as if above 4 pilasters, the first
3 having sculpted masks, probably added. A chamfered round-arched
doorway, now blocked, connected the main range to the cross-wing in the
front corner. Harrison B. and Hutton B., Vernacular Houses in North
Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984, p 22; 'NYCVBSC Report', No 41, includes
photocopy of C16 map showing main range described as 'The Hall' of the

Listing NGR: SE0668697759

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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