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Abbey Cottage, Low Abbotside

Description: Abbey Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323191

OS Grid Reference: SD9354690859
OS Grid Coordinates: 393546, 490859
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3133, -2.1007

Location: Low Abbotside, North Yorkshire DL8 3DX

Locality: Low Abbotside
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3DX

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Listing Text

SD 99 SW
8/163 Abbey Cottage
- II

House and cottage, now 1. Mid C19, incorporating early fragments. Rubble,
stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3:3 first-floor windows. Quoins. Between
bays 5 and 6, gabled porch to house, with 4-panel door and, above it, a
small, weathered stiff-leaf capital, perhaps from a colonnette. Part-glazed
doors in bays 3 and 4. Casement window in ground-floor to left of cottage,
other windows 4-pane sashes. Stacks at ends of house. Rear elevation of
house: blocked C14 single-light trefoil-headed window with hood-mould and
weathered heads on stops. Medieval fragments ascribed to the grange of
Jervaulx Abbey which superseded the monks' short-lived establishment at Fors
Abbey, the site of which is near this house. VCH i, p 201.

Listing NGR: SD9354690859

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Source: English Heritage

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