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Description: Marton Scar Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324472
OS Grid Reference: SD8839851400
OS Grid Coordinates: 388398, 451400
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9586, -2.1783
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SD 85 SE MARTONS BOTH
1/93 Marton Scar Farmhouse
Farmhouse, mid C17. Slobbered rubble, stone slate roof. 3-cell house on linear
plan. Two storeys. Quoins. 3 chimneys. Three double chamfered stone mullion
windows of four lights to each floor; those to ground floor have hoodmoulds and
in the first 2 the central mullion has been strengthened. Plain doorway with
wooden hood to right of first window, and chamfered doorway to right of second.
External stack on right hand gable, and similar windows to rear of 2 and 3 lights.
One may have been another doorway opposite the older front doorway.
Interior: Some stop-chamfered beams in present living room, formed from two cells.
Chamfered segmental fireplace of great width with recesses. The kitchen beyond
was until recently sealed off from the house and in agricultural use. The house
was owned in the later C17 by Richard Mitchell, a Nonconformist and is associated
with the early years of Yorkshire Nonconformity.
Listing NGR: SD8839851400
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Source: English Heritage
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