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Littleburn, Thoralby

Description: Littleburn

Grade: II
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

Location: Westfield Lane, Thoralby, North Yorkshire DL8 3SY

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

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Listing Text

SD 98 NE
(west side)
1/141 Littleburn

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

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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