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Rathmell Fold, Grassington

Description: Rathmell Fold

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324767

OS Grid Reference: SE0028964287
OS Grid Coordinates: 400289, 464287
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0745, -1.9971

Location: 1 Chapel Street, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5BE

Locality: Grassington
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5BE

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Listing Text

SE 0064-0164
(west side, off)
8/13 Rathmell Fold
House, now 2 dwellings. C17 with C18 alterations and later C20 restoration.
Coursed rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, bay 1
projecting and gabled with lower ridge. Quoins. Bay 1: remains of recessed
chamfered mullion windows, of 3 or more lights to ground floor with an
inserted window to left and one mullion remaining; of 3 lights, 1 mullion
missing, to first floor. Moulded kneelers and gable coping with a short
corniced stack to apex. Bay 2: blocked original entrance with basket-
arched lintel and chamfered quoined jambs to left, board door in plain
surround to right, ground and first floors. Bay 3: half-glazed door and
window to right, as bay 2. A tall corniced ashlar stack to ridge, in line
with the original entrance. Later additions to right, beyond remains of
quoins, not included in the listing. Interior not inspected at resurvey.
One of several C17 farmhouses in the village which probably underwent
division and refenestration to convert to 2 or more cottages in the later
C18 as a response to the demand for accommodation for workers in the lead
mines on Grassington Moor. In process of restoration at resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE0028964287

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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