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Park House, Ravensworth

Description: Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322828

OS Grid Reference: NZ1402007880
OS Grid Coordinates: 414020, 507880
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4661, -1.7852

Location: Mill Close, Ravensworth, North Yorkshire DL11 7EX

Locality: Ravensworth
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7EX

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Listing Text

(west side)

16/127 Park House
(formerly listed as Park


House. Mid-late C17 and late C18 - early C19. Rubble, coursed in later
phase, Westmorland slate roof to front, C20 slate to rear. Irregular U-
shaped plan, the early house now forming left rear wing, possibly with early
extension forming left 2 bays of main facade, and with late C19 service wing
to rear right: cellars under front left 2 bays, 2 storeys but the two
builds on very different levels; elevation to The Green has 4 bays. Ashlar
plinth. Quoins. In third bay, part-glazed leaved doors in ashlar surround
with fluted Tuscan engaged columns supporting fluted frieze with end
paterae, cornice and blocking course. 16-pane sash windows with crown glass
and ashlar projecting sills and deep lintels. Ashlar cornice and coping.
Stacks at ends, left one external, and between second and third bays, the
first two corniced ashlar, the third brick. Rear of C17 wing: external
stack corbelled out at first-floor level (its base masked by added single-
storey outhouse range) and with loft window partly in dressed stone
surround; rear porch has 6-panel door in quoined surround with deep lintel
and cavetto cornice. Left return of rear left range: first-floor 3-light
chamfered mullion window. Interior: front rooms have fielded panel doors
and window shutters; on ground-floor of front range to left of door, 2 rooms
knocked into one, with shell niches flanking fireplace on wall next to front
door, and with different moulded cornices with fret decoration; in room to
right of door, decorative cornice and marginal bands of foliage decoration,
and with central circular ceiling motif. Both rooms have contemporary fire
surrounds. In rear wing, original outer door (now in later extension) of 4
panels in chamfered ashlar doorcase with ogee cornice. Staircase up to
sitting room in rear wing has late C17 turned balusters, and sitting room
has ashlar fireplace with triangular soffit to lintel set in square with
ogee moulding on chamfer (this fireplace served by external stack).

Listing NGR: NZ1402007880

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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