Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322624
OS Grid Reference: SD9944786299
OS Grid Coordinates: 399447, 486299
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2723, -2.0100
THORALBY WESTFIELD LANE
SD 98 NE
House. Late C18 - early C19, with earlier origins. For the Lords Rokeby.
Coursed rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. Rusticated
ashlar quoins. Central part-glazed door in ashlar architrave with consoles
supporting cornice. 8-pane casement windows in ashlar architraves. Shaped
kneelers, moulded ashlar coping. Corniced end stacks. Rear: ground-floor
from left: sash window with glazing bars in architrave; 2-light chamfered
mullion window; 3-light chamfered mullion window; part-glazed door in
surround with chamfered jambs. First floor, from left: 3-light double-
chamfered mullion window; round-arched landing window with imposts and
keystone; chamfered mullion-and-transom window; 3-light double-chamfered
mullion window. The home of the Lords Rokeby, including the 4th Lord
Rokeby, who wrote a drama, "John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough", published
in Leyburn. Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire,
(1890), p 345.
Listing NGR: SD9944786299
Source: English Heritage
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