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Kirkbeck Farmhouse, Bentham

Description: Kirkbeck Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324051

OS Grid Reference: SD6507168266
OS Grid Coordinates: 365071, 468266
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1091, -2.5357

Location: Bentham, North Yorkshire LA2 7DF

Locality: Bentham
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 7DF

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Listing Text

SD 66 NE
6/2 Kirkbeck Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Kirkbeck)
- II
Farmhouse. Dated 1676 with later C17 and C20 alterations. Slobbered rubble,
stone dressings, slate roof. 'F' plan comprising long rear range with small
right-hand gabled projecting wing and larger gabled projecting wing to right
of centre which contained original lobby entrance. 2 storeys, 6 bays. Present
left-hand entrance has moulded surround and basket arched lintel with imitation
voussoirs, dated and inscribed *P/A',C20 door. Continuous hoodmould over ground
floor 3-light window, now blocked. On upper floor in single-light double chamfered
window to left; fixed light; 2-light cavetto mullioned window to right with C20
casements. Eaves modillions, left-hand gable end ridge stack. Later gabled
porch to right of centre has left-hand entrance, moulded surround and decorated
lintel, now badly weathered with fleur-de-lis motif. Continuous hoodmould over
with ground-floor 2-light cavetto mullioned window to right. On upper floor
is stepped 3-light window with cavetto mullions and roundheads; stepped hoodmould;
C20 casements and fixed lights. Blocked 2-light cavetto mullioned window in
gable. One bay between 2 wings has 3-light double chamfered cavetto mullioned
window on ground floor; dripstone over, C20 casements and fixed lights. Left-hand
wing cuts into dripstone and later right-hand wing butt-joints window. Upper
floor 2-light double chamfered cavetto mullioned window; C20 fixed lighs. Eaves
modillions. Gable-end of right-hand wing is blocked by later barn. Left-hand
return has C20 door to right and 2-light double chamfered cavetto mullioned window
on upper floor with C20 casements. Rear: 2 storeys, 6 bays contains C17 mullioned
windows in both storeys. Interior: basket-arched entrance to parlour to left
of former inglenook fireplace (now gone).

Listing NGR: SD6507168266

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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