Description: Rathmell Fold
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
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GRASSINGTON CHAPEL STREET
(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
Source: English Heritage
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