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Foxgrove, Newsham

Description: Foxgrove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322800

OS Grid Reference: NZ1024709880
OS Grid Coordinates: 410247, 509880
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4842, -1.8433

Location: Moor Lane, Newsham, North Yorkshire DL11 7QX

Locality: Newsham
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7QX

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

5/99 Foxgrove

- II

House with flanking service ranges, now house. Probably a C17 longhouse,
the house refronted in the mid C18, and with later alterations. Dressed
sandstone with ashlar dressings, and rubble, with clay pantile and concrete
interlocking tile roofs. 2 storeys. Original house: 3 bays. Ashlar plinth
and chamfered rusticated quoins. Central flat-roofed porch of c1955, with
9-pane fixed-light window in chamfered rusticated quoined surround, probably
formed from original main entrance doorway; present entrance in right return
of porch. 16-pane sash windows in chamfered rusticated quoined surrounds,
the lintels monolithic and dressed as if of voussoirs; the central first-
floor window blind. Shaped kneelers, ashlar coping. End stacks. To left,
range of rubble, with clay pantile roof, and 2 first-floor windows. C20
casement windows, one with C17 cornice. To right, former stable, not of
special interest. Rear, main house: 24-pane square-headed landing window in
ashlar surround and with crown glass. Interior, main house: in ground-floor
room to left, C18 ashlar fireplace surround with pulvinated frieze and
cornice; in first-floor room to left, mid C18 fireplace with stone cheeks
and wrought-iron bars in moulded ashlar surround with pulvinated frieze and
cornice, upper part of stone dogleg staircase. North Yorkshire and
Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 694.

Listing NGR: NZ1024709880

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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