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Ghyll Farmhouse, Carlton Town

Description: Ghyll Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322573

OS Grid Reference: SE0693684771
OS Grid Coordinates: 406936, 484771
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2586, -1.8950

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)
16/91 Ghyll Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Gill
13.2.67 Farmhouse)

Farmhouse and cottage, now 1 house. Late C17. Rubble, stone slate roof.
End-entry plan, 2 storeys with 2-storey rear outshut and formerly with loft,
3 first-floor windows, one blocked. Quoins to right, and partially between
first and second bays. Double-chamfered windows. Ground floor, from left:
4-light window with central king mullion; 4-panel door in cement surround;
2-light window; 4-light window, 2 left lights now altered to door. Moulded
string over second and third windows, returning part-way along right gable.
First floor, from left: 4-light window with central king mullion; blocked 2-
light window at lower level, formerly lighting staircase up side of chimney-
breast; 4-light window with central king mullion. Double stack between
first and second bays. Rear: some original mullion windows. Right return:
board door in chamfered ashlar surround; blocked single-light double-
chamfered first-floor window; blocked 2-light double-chamfered mullion
window in gable, the original gable having been steeper, for thatch.
Interior: board doors; stop-chamfered beams and joists; in ground-floor room
to far left, fireplace with segmental arched slab lintel, scored to appear
joggled, now incomplete and patched with rubble; stone stairs in open-well
plan, with stick balusters, possibly a later modification, and with cheese
room and dairy flanking. Thought to have been used at one time as a dame

Listing NGR: SE0693684771

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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