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Armitstead Farmhouse Garden Wall and Adjoining Farm Buildings, Giggleswick

Description: Armitstead Farmhouse Garden Wall and Adjoining Farm Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 323772

OS Grid Reference: SD7851664852
OS Grid Coordinates: 378516, 464852
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0791, -2.3298

Location: Giggleswick, North Yorkshire BD24 0DU

Locality: Giggleswick
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD24 0DU

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Listing Text

SD 76 SE
3/1 Armitstead Farmhouse,
20.2.58 garden wall and adjoining
farm buildings

- II

Farmhouse, c1790 with C17 origins and C20 alterations. Slobbered rubble stone
dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays with pedimented central bay which
breaks forward slightly. Central entrance in pedimented surround supported by 4
Doric pilasters, fanlight and 2 flanking single-light windows; c1980 fixed lights.
c1980 door. 2 ground floor and 3 upper floor tripartite windows with projecting
surrounds and flat-faced mullions; 12 pane sashes to central lights, 8 pane sashes
to flanking lights. Upper floor sill band. Projecting quoins. Fluted rainwater
heads c1780s to left and right of central bay. Shaped modillions at eaves. Gable
end kneelers and coping. Gable end ridge stacks. Left-hand return: tall round-
headed staircase window with projecting surround. Real: left-hand outshut under
catslide roof. Left-hand entrance with c1740s eared architrave; 6 panel door, upper
2 now glazed. Central heightened 3-light ovolo mullioned chamfered window with
8 pane casement and fixed lights. Right-hand former 2-light double chamfered window
with mullion now missing; 8 pane fixed light and hoodmould. Interior: entrance
hall has 2 Tuscan pillars. Former dining room has C18 fireplace with moulded
surround, decorated segmental lintel with fluted imitation keystone; cornice. Garden
wall: rubble. Right-hand entrance, bowed front. Adjoining 14-bay range of farm
buildings to right contains 4 entrances with C17 and chamfered surrounds and basket
arched lintels, and 2 waggon entrances, now blocked to form windows.

Listing NGR: SD7851664852

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Source: English Heritage

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