Description: Courthouse to East of Colburn Hall
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322366
OS Grid Reference: SE1963099232
OS Grid Coordinates: 419630, 499232
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3882, -1.6992
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SE 19 NE
3/53 Courthouse to east of
(formerly listed as Barn
at Colburn Hall)
Incorrectly marked on Ordnance Survey map as Saint Ann's Chapel.
Courthouse, now storehouse. c1300. Rubble, pantile roof with stone slates
at eaves. First-floor hall with undercroft. 2 storeys, 5 internal bays.
Quoins. Main entrance to first floor on east side, with external stone
steps leading up to board door in recess. Board door to undercroft. Raised
verges with moulded coping and weathered finials. West elevation: buttress
at left end; board sliding door to undercroft towards left; first-floor
board door with quoined jambs to right. South gable end: first-floor window
of 2 trefoiled lights divided by a shaft with Early English capital, tracery
in head with a cusped quatrefoil, label. Above the window, a square opening
blocked with brick, perhaps a dovecote. North gable end: 2 single-light
windows to undercroft; on first floor, but at lower level than window at
south end, single trefoiled light. Interior, in undercroft: segmental rear
arch to eastern door; deeply-splayed reveals to north windows. Upper
chamber: in eastern wall, fireplace with moulded segmental arch; end windows
splayed, with chamfered segmental rear arches. Collared principal rafter
roof trusses with trenched purlins, wall plate and common rafters, of C17
type, partially renewed. P F Ryder, Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire (1982),
p 142, VCH i, 301.
Listing NGR: SE1963099232
Source: English Heritage
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