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Sherwood House Farmhouse, Stainforth

Description: Sherwood House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324372

OS Grid Reference: SD8136968667
OS Grid Coordinates: 381369, 468667
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1135, -2.2865

Location: B6479, Stainforth, North Yorkshire BD24 9LJ

Locality: Stainforth
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD24 9LJ

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Listing Text

SD 86 NW
2/30 Sherwood House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Dated 1703 with late C18 alterations. Slobbered rubble, stone dressings.
Stone slate roof. Direct entry plan. 2 storeys 4 bays. Late C18 entrance in third
bay has plain surround or milled stone and gabled slate hood; 4 panel door. To
right is ground floor 3-light window with flat faced recessed mullions; above is
a dated former doorhead with initials RAT (Robert Anthony Twistleton of Winskill)
within a triangular panel which marks the position of the early C18 entrance. On
the extreme left are two 2-light double chamfered mullioned windows with a
continuous dripmould which rises over the 1703 datestones. Four similar 2-light
windows on upper floor. All have C20 casements. Central ridge stack, and left
hand gable end ridge stack. Right-hand gable end ridge stack projects and rests
on two stone slate corbels. Interior: massive inglenook fireplace (now blocked)
with 14 joggled voussoirs and decorated keystone inscribed 1 30.
Source: North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group report 546.

Listing NGR: SD8136968667

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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