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Manor House, with Bink and Garage, West Scrafton

Description: Manor House, with Bink and Garage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322632

OS Grid Reference: SE0732083663
OS Grid Coordinates: 407320, 483663
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2486, -1.8891

Location: High Lane, West Scrafton, North Yorkshire DL8 4RT

Locality: West Scrafton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4RT

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Listing Text

SE 08 SE
7/149 Manor House, with bink
and garage
(formerly listed as Manor
House )

House with bink projecting to left and garage projecting to right. Mid -
late C17 with later alterations; bink possibly C19; early-C19 garage with
later alterations. House: coursed rubble, stone slate roof. Bink: rubble
slabs. Garage: rubble with corrugated sheet roof. House: 2 storeys,
4 first-floor windows. Quoins to left. Between first and second bays:
part-glazed door in chamfered quoined ashlar surround. First bay: flat-
faced mullion windows in ashlar architraves, formerly of 3 lights, now of 2.
Second bay: 9-pane casement window in chamfered ashlar surround on ground
floor, 2-light flat-faced mullion window in ashlar architrave on first
floor. Third bay: 12-pane window in surround of 2-light double-chamfered
mullion window on ground floor; 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with
slab lintel on first floor. Fourth bay: ground floor obscured by garage;
C20 9-pane window on first floor. Ashlar coping to right. To left, stack
perhaps external, built around by The Old Inn (qv) and with top end of
tapering section visible, indicating that roof has been lowered from tall,
steeper pitch; stacks also between second and third bays and at right end.
Rear: flush ashlar window surrounds. Projecting at right angles from left
end of front wall of house: bink consisting of rubble sides supporting slab
shelf for milk churns and continuing up to support slab roof, and with
recess in rear wall. Garage, formerly 2-storey cottage: single-storey range
projecting at right angle from right end of front wall of house: C20 metal
garage door to front. Right return: board door in slightly-chamfered
quoined ashlar surround, with cavetto-shaped capitals and slab lintel, with
4-pane window below deep lintel to left and 6-pane window below slab lintel
to right. Interior of house: roughly-chamfered beams; in ground-floor room
in third bay, C18 ashlar fireplace of bolection-type projecting section,
with corniced mantelshelf; straight flight of stone stairs with turned
balusters which have been split vertically in half. The house is reputed to
be the birthplace of Henry, Lord Darnley in 1545.

Listing NGR: SE0732083663

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Source: English Heritage

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