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Dam Side House with Forecourt Railings and Gates and Attached Barn to Right, Kettlewell with Starbotton

Description: Dam Side House with Forecourt Railings and Gates and Attached Barn to Right

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324690

OS Grid Reference: SD9706672373
OS Grid Coordinates: 397066, 472373
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1472, -2.0464

Location: Far Lane, Kettlewell, North Yorkshire BD23 5HX

Locality: Kettlewell with Starbotton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5HX

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Listing Text


21/104 Dam Side House with
forecourt railings
10.9.54 and gates and attached
barn to right


House, railings, gate and barn. House dated 1815 with remains of earlier
house dated 1681, the railings probably 1815, and attached barn probably
late C18. Rubble walls, whitewashed, with gritstone dressings and
graduated stone slate roofs; iron railings. House of 2 storeys and 2 bays
with a slightly recessed earlier bay to left. Quoins. Central 6-panel door,
the top 2 panels glazed, in ashlar surround with corniced lintel inscribed
" W.D.B 1815". Flanking 20-pane sashes to ground and first floor, in
slightly projecting sawn stone surrounds. Bay to left: a 4-panel door to
right, the lower half repaired, in surround with sawn stone jambs and large
lintel with recessed panel and lettering in relief, "LB 1681". Windows to
ground and first-floor, left, as main range; stone gutter brackets; shaped
kneelers, gable copings, corniced ashlar end stacks and between left and
centre bays. Interior: the main entrance opens into a narrow hall with, at
the end,a fine staircase of 2 straight flights, having finely turned column
on vase knopped balusters. A rear bedroom, right, has paired cupboard beds
of C17 origin, probably repaired and reset in the early C19. Each cupboard
has double doors with hinges and an openwork grille above; the left
cupboard retains its bed with mattress and a panelled "ceiling". Railings
and walling to front: the low rubble wall has a ridged coping and closely
set wavy rails, all lath pointed finials. Gate piers of sawn sandstone;
the gate has a band of zig-zags and circles below the dogbar, wavy rail
above. Barn: projecting forward of the line of the house to right, it is
of 4 bays, bays 1,2 and 4 projecting under a continuous cat-slide roof
forming a recessed entrance porch to bay 3. Board doors with strap hinges
to cart entrance; the entrance to bay 2 on left side of porch; a board door
with chamfered quoined jambs and slight lintel; a loading door above with
plain lintel and jambs. Entrance to bay 4 on right of porch: board door,
chamfered quoined jambs and large lintel. Road frontage: blocked byre door
far left, with inserted square window and flat hood. Small square pitching
doors to first floor, to left and to right of porch, the jambs chamfered.
Stone gutter brackets. Right return: byre door with tie-stone jambs far
left, loading door in quoined surround above and to right; external steps.

Listing NGR: SD9706672373

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Source: English Heritage

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