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Fern House and Fern Cottage, Melsonby

Description: Fern House and Fern Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323376

OS Grid Reference: NZ1989708394
OS Grid Coordinates: 419897, 508394
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4705, -1.6945

Locality: Melsonby
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 5NF

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Listing Text

NZ 1808-1908 (south side)

12/161 No 10 (Fern House)
No 12 (Fern Cottage)


House and cottage. Probably late C17 - early C18, with early C19
alterations. Roughcast, pantile roof. 2 storeys, 1:3 first-floor windows,
with irregular-plan outshuts to rear. Main house, to right: central C20
part-glazed door below shallow overlight in deep ashlar surround with
cornice. On ground floor, 16-pane sash windows. On first floor, a 16-pane
sash window and 2 sash windows with glazing bars, all with projecting ashlar
sills. Brick end stacks. To left, former cottage: on ground floor to right
a C20 door with timber cornice; to left on each floor a 16-pane sash window.
Raised verges. Rebuilt brick stack to left end. To right: bay with board
door to passage on ground floor. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ1989708394

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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