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Layton House Farmhouse, Melsonby

Description: Layton House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323389

OS Grid Reference: NZ1967008535
OS Grid Coordinates: 419670, 508535
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4718, -1.6980

Location: High Row, Melsonby, North Yorkshire DL10 5LZ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 1808-1908 (north side)

12/173 No 52 (Layton Lane

Farmhouse. Dated 1698 with C19 additions and later alterations. Rubble,
C20 pantile roof with artificial stone slates at eaves. 1 and 2 storeys,
1:4 first-floor windows, the main house to the right, a T-plan of 2 storeys,
with single-storey outshuts in the angles. Main house: plinth, quoins. In
second bay, board door in chamfered quoined surround, with inscription
"1698" on lintel, and above, a sundial with spurious painted characters
"1646 RN". Ground-floor windows: 6-pane sash with projecting sill and deep
lintel on left; 3 side-sliding sashes to right, the first with flush
surround, the third in a surround formerly with a flat-faced mullion. First
floor: side-sliding sashes, the first and third in surrounds of flat-faced
mullion windows, the fourth in flush surround. Raised verge to left; shaped
kneeler and ashlar coping to right. Large stack at left end, brick stacks
between second and third bays and at right end. To left, C19 single-storey
range, with quoins to left, side-sliding sash window with deep lintel,
ashlar coping and brick stack to left end. Interior: to right of door, old
reused beams and joists; to far right, triangular-headed chamfered ashlar
fireplace with elaborately-shaped chamfer stops.

Listing NGR: NZ1967008535

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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