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Blackhill Folly, Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury

Description: Blackhill Folly

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323272

OS Grid Reference: NZ1753606944
OS Grid Coordinates: 417536, 506944
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4576, -1.7310

Location: Hartforth, North Yorkshire DL10 5LE

Locality: Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 5LE

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Listing Text

NZ 10 NE AND SEDBURY (west side, off)

6/60 Blackhill Folly
(formerly listed as
Agricultural buildings
south-east of Blackhill
4.2.69 Farmhouse)

- II

Fold yard for cattle. Late C18 - early C19. Probably by John Foss of
Richmond for the Cradock family of Hartforth Hall (qv). Rubble, coursed to
south, pantile roofs. Single-storey ranges arranged around a courtyard,
with screen wall forming fqurth side. Screen wall, south side: 3 gables
joined by plain walls. Each gable projects slightly, is quoined, contains a
recessed rendered blind pointed opening flanked by rendered blind loop-
holes, and has crenellation. Centre gable has tall, wide, blind opening and
gabled crenellation with flat profile. Outer gables have narrow central
quoined projections with window-like blind openings and sloping
crenellation. East and west ranges have access openings towards north end
and board doors and slit vents onto yard. North range taller and with 3
semicircular arched openings. King-post roof trusses in west range, queen-
strut roof trusses in east range.

Listing NGR: NZ1753606944

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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