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Hallgarth Farmhouse and Hallgarth Cottage, Thoralby

Description: Hallgarth Farmhouse and Hallgarth Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322604

OS Grid Reference: SE0015486509
OS Grid Coordinates: 400154, 486509
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2742, -1.9991

Location: Holme Lane, Newbiggin, North Yorkshire DL8 3SZ

Locality: Thoralby
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3SZ

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Listing Text

SE 0086-0186
13/122 Hallgarth Farmhouse and
Hallgarth Cottage
(formerly listed as
Hallgarth and Hallgarth
25.3.69 Cottage)
- II

Farmhouse now house, and cottage. Early C17 with late C17 - early C18 and
early-mid C18 alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 first-
floor windows, with double-depth plan to central bay. Double-chamfered
mullion windows with ovolo moulding and hoodmoulds to first and second
ground-floor windows; other windows, flat-faced mullioned in architraves.
Ground floor, from left: blocked doorway; 4-light window; C20 porch with
part-glazed inner door; 5-light window; early C18 door of 6 fielded panels
in chamfered quoined surround with hoodmould; 3-light window. First-floor
windows: of 4, 3 and 3 lights. Kneelers fashioned from thin slabs of stone
with ovolo moulding to front, ashlar coping. Stacks between first and
second, second and third bays and at right end. To right, set back, 2-
storey extension not of special interest. Rear: C18 two-light mullion-and-
transom landing window with flat-faced mullions in hollow-chamfered
surround; to its right a first-floor 3-light double-chamfered mullion window
with ovolo moulding and hoodmould with detached stops, and with large slab
at the base, below which is a blocked matching continuation of the same
visible,inside only. Interior: in left ground-floor room, C17 ashlar
fireplace with ovolo moulding on arris, the bressumer renewed, fielded-panel
window seat; in central ground-floor room, C18 ashlar fireplace with
pilaster capitals, probably altered, fielded-panel window seat, 6-panel
doors with L hinges, stop-chamfered reused beams and joists; in right
ground-floor room, very-broadly chamfered and stopped beams, fielded-panel
shutters with H hinges and matching window seat; fielded-panel doors to
cupboard on inner wall; stone staircase inside C18 landing window; exposed
above staircase are 2 roof trusses with overlapping trenched purlins with a
diagonal ridge scarfed at each truss. There is clear evidence for a
firehood in the central room which, with the ovolo mullion windows, makes
this one of the earliest houses in this area. North Yorkshire and Cleveland
Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 182.

Listing NGR: SE0015486509

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Source: English Heritage

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