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The Big Laithe Approximately 300 Metres South-East of Nappa Hall, Askrigg

Description: The Big Laithe Approximately 300 Metres South-East of Nappa Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323051

OS Grid Reference: SD9661490516
OS Grid Coordinates: 396614, 490516
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3102, -2.0535

Location: Askrigg, North Yorkshire DL8 3JZ

Locality: Askrigg
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3JZ

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Listing Text

SD 99 SE
9/29 The Big Laithe,
approximately 300 metres
south-east of Nappa Hall
Building for cows and hay. Early-mid C19. Rubble, stone slate roof.
2 storeys, irregular H-plan. South elevation: central board barn doors
under timber lintel. Side bays, ground floor: 2:1 small lights. First
floor: central window, now blocked, with cambered lintel of rubble
voussoirs. Side bays: pitching doorways. Shaped kneelers, original coping
mostly missing. Rear elevation: central board barn doors under segmental
arch of rubble voussoirs, 8 vents. Left return: 2 board stable doors under
segmental arches of rubble voussoirs, window in between. The building
housed 40 cattle, a very much larger number than usually accommodated in
Dales field barns.

Listing NGR: SD9661490516

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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