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Gorton Lodge, Garden Walls, Gate and Gate-Piers, Melbecks

Description: Gorton Lodge, Garden Walls, Gate and Gate-Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322040

OS Grid Reference: SD9804597706
OS Grid Coordinates: 398045, 497706
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3749, -2.0316

Location: B6270, Melbecks, North Yorkshire DL11 6NF

Locality: Melbecks
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 6NF

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Listing Text

SD 99 NE
15/100 Gorton Lodge, garden
walls, gate and gate-
House and cottage, now house, and garden walls, gate and gate-piers.
C17 cottage, early C18 house. House: coursed sandstone, stone slate
roof, with ashlar stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, double range. Rusticated
quoins. Openings have moulded ashlar architraves. Central doorway with
C20 part-glazed door below plain fanlight. Ground floor: sash windows,
moulded string course immediately above lintels. First floor windows,
sashes with glazing bars. Moulded stone gutter, shaped kneelers, ashlar
copings. End stacks and ridge stacks between bays 2 and 3, all with
classical cornices. Cottage to right: rubble with quoins, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys, lower than house. 2 first floor windows with ashlar
sills and lintels, remains of mullioned window in between. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar copings, stacks end and middle. Garden wall of rubble,
with coping, drops in front of house. Ashlar panelled gate-piers on
plinth with cornice and pyramidal caps at right angles to left end of
house. Plain wrought-iron gate. Side wall on right continues round
walled garden. In C18, the house of the Fryers, later the Parkes,
involved in local knitting industry.

Listing NGR: SD9804597706

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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