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Riddings Cottage, Bolton Abbey

Description: Riddings Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323727

OS Grid Reference: SE0703555640
OS Grid Coordinates: 407035, 455640
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9968, -1.8942

Location: B6160, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire BD23 6AN

Locality: Bolton Abbey
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6AN

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Listing Text

SE 05 NE (east side, off)

6/73 Riddings Cottage



Cottage. Probably C17 and C18. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, graduated
stone slate roofs. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Left-hand bay circular in plan.
Right-hand bay rectangular in plan. Lobby entry plan, probably C16 and
partially rebuilt in C18. Right-hand bay: quoins, board door to left-hand
side in plain stone surround. To right of door a wide 2-light recessed
flat-faced mullion window with C20 casements, window similar on first floor.
To right a blocked-in chamfered doorway, above remains of a blocked-in
chamfered window. Shaped kneelers, stone coping and end stack to right.
Left-hand bay: small 24-pane sash in chamfered stone surround. First floor:
sash. End stack to left. Rear: left-hand bay, pointed arched opening with
moulded and chamfered surround. First floor: blocked-in single-light
chamfered window. Interior: to right-hand bay a large inglenook fireplace,
segmental arch with voussoirs, blocked fire window to lobby. In left-hand
bay a blocked-in chamfered doorway. History: possibly a hunting lodge,
connected with the Bolton Abbey estate.

Listing NGR: SE0703555640

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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