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Description: Bracken Bottom Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324536
OS Grid Reference: SD8170072130
OS Grid Coordinates: 381700, 472130
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1447, -2.2816
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HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE BRACKENBOTTOM
15/4 Bracken Bottom Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C17 with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Limewashed rubble, stone
dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Gable end to street: central
entrance has plain jambs, projecting imposts and basket arched lintel, 6 panel
door. Right-hand ground floor and upper floor 3-light recessed flat faced mullioned
window;slate dripstones and C20 casements. Garden front: Right of centre entrance
is mid C20 lean-to porch. Left-hand 4 light recessed flat faced mullioned window
slate dripstone, 2 pane casements and fixed lights. Right-hand ground floor large,
late C19 2-light recessed flat faced mullioned window, sashes with glazing bars.
On upper floor: left of centre 2 light recessed flat faced mullioned, right
hand former 3, now 2 light double chamfered with only left-hand mullion remaining,
right hand single light, probably originally 2-lights but with mid-C19 surround;
casements and fixed lights. Left-hand shaped kneeler and coping, left-hand gabled
end, left of centre and right-hand stack at gable end of C19 heightened part
of farmhouse. Interior: ground floor right-hand room contains dado and c1780
panelled end wall incorporating 5-panel doors and remarkable cupboard with segmental
curved back keyed round arch and shaped shelves. Fluted Doric pilasters and
full entablature with paterae in metopes. Scrolled pediment enriched with egg
and dart to soffit, paterae to scrolls flanking pineapple within vase. Dentilled
cornice. Moulded plaster ceiling, probably early C18 with plaster overmantle
of similar date.
Listing NGR: SD8170072130
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Source: English Heritage
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