Description: Baxters Fold
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324758
OS Grid Reference: SD9774560142
OS Grid Coordinates: 397745, 460142
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0373, -2.0359
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CRACOE MAIN STREET
SD 96 SE
4/4 Baxter's Fold
House and attached barn. Mid-late C17 with C18 alterations. Coursed squared
gritstone rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 2-storey, 2-bay house, 3-bay
barn to right. Quoins. House: C20 glazed doors to left and right, that to
left in chamfered quoined surround with shallow triangular doorhead, that
to right in projecting plain stone surround with pitched-stone triangular
pediment. 2 paired 4-pane sash windows in plain surrounds to ground floor,
smaller paired sashes to 2-light flat-faced mullion windows to first floor.
End stacks. Barn: end byre doors in chamfered quoined surrounds, that to
left with basket-arched doorhead, a shallow triangular doorhead to right.
Board doors to cart entrance right of centre; quoined jambs, flat arch. 3
vents under eaves, the central vent having a round head. The house appears
to have been divided into 2 cottages in the C18. Interior not seen at
resurvey but reported to contain a C17 fireplace to left with keystone and
flanking stones incised in imitation of joggled voussoirs; the ceiling
beams have scarfed joints above this fireplace indicating an earlier timber
firehood. Yorkshire Buildings Study Group, Report No. 671 (1980)
Listing NGR: SD9774560142
Source: English Heritage
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