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Elbeck Farmhouse and Cottage, Litton

Description: Elbeck Farmhouse and Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324716

OS Grid Reference: SD9042374126
OS Grid Coordinates: 390423, 474126
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1629, -2.1482

Location: Litton, North Yorkshire BD23 5QJ

Locality: Litton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5QJ

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

20/129 Elbeck Farmhouse and Cottage
(formerly listed as Elbeck
20.2.58 Farmhouse and Farmbuilding)

- II

House. Dated 1707. Limestone rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys,
3 bays. Added bay right and converted outbuildings to left, not of special
interest. Central gabled 2-storey porch has: board door on left with
chamfered quoined jambs and stepped chamfer to lintel with relief
lettering,"I.E. 1707"; recessed chamfered 2-light mullion window to right,
under a continuous hoodmould with door, and similar, stepped, 3-light
window above. Similar windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor, of probably
2 (now 1),4 (now 2), and 4 (now 3) lights, the left hand windows having
continuous hoodmould, lowered chamfered sills and flat-faced mullions to
2nd window. Rectangular windows in plain surrounds to first floor and to
ground floor, right. Large ridge stack to right of porch. Interior: a
narrow entrance passage in the porch gives access to the main living room;
possible site of original staircase in porch room, right (see Sawyers Garth
q.v.) Main living room has a large segmental-arched fireplace with
tripartite stone arch, the flanking stones inscribed to represent joggled

Listing NGR: SD9042374126

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Source: English Heritage

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