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Flatts Farmhouse, Garden Walls and Railings, Carlton Town

Description: Flatts Farmhouse, Garden Walls and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322565

OS Grid Reference: SE0634084623
OS Grid Coordinates: 406340, 484623
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2572, -1.9042

Location: Carlton, North Yorkshire DL8 4AY

Locality: Carlton Town
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4AY

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Listing Text

SE 0684-0784
(north side)
16/83 Flatts Farmhouse, garden
walls and railings

Farmhouse, garden walls and railings. Early - mid C18 house, with earlier
origins; C19 railings. Coursed rubble, stone slate roof; cast-iron
railings. House: 2 storeys with rear 2-storey outshut, 2:1 bays. Left
2 bays: quoins; central part-glazed 4-panel door in raised-quoin surround
with wooden canopy supported on wrought-iron brackets; above door a large
triangular-headed ashlar panel with inscription, dated 1861, commemorating
Henry Constantine, the Coverdale Bard; 3-light flat-faced mullion windows in
ashlar architraves; shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left; end stacks,
that to left corniced. To right, bay slightly recessed; quoins to right;
16-pane sash windows in flush ashlar surrounds; end stack to right. Left
return, in outshut: on each floor the surround of a 2-light double-chamfered
mullion window. In front of house, swept side walls of garden of coursed
rubble with slab coping; along front of garden, low ashlar round-arched base
supporting railings with fleurs-de-lys finials and central gate; chamfered
rusticated ashlar gate piers and terminals of side walls with pyramidal
caps. Henry Constantine was a prosperous landowner, Coverdale's overseer
for rates and tithes, and the founder of several charities. He had the
inscription on the house put up himself, and died in 1869 aged 72. The
Dalesman, vol 47, no 11 (February 1986), pp 947-8.

Listing NGR: SE0634084623

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Source: English Heritage

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