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Manor House Barn and Approach Bridge, Thorpe

Description: Manor House Barn and Approach Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324854

OS Grid Reference: SE0133961797
OS Grid Coordinates: 401339, 461797
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0521, -1.9810

Location: Kail Lane, Thorpe, North Yorkshire BD23 6BJ

Locality: Thorpe
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6BJ

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Listing Text

SE 0061-0161
(east side)
14/99 Manor House barn
and Approach Bridge
Barn, coach house and stable. Dated 1697 but rebuilt late C18 - early
C19. Coursed squared limestone rubble and ashlar, graduated stone slate
roof. Northern half of 2 storeys and 2 bays, the southern end of 3
bays, open to roof. Quoins. West facade, bays 1 and 2: two 12-pane
top-hinged windows to ground floor. 9-pane windows above, all in plain
stone surrounds. Bays 3, 4 and 5: tall central cart entrance, the
segmental arch of edge-tooled gritstone; voussoirs, quoined jambs.
A reset date stone above has raised lettering "I B M 1697". The east
entrance is approached across a single arch ashlar bridge with stone
plain parapets. The cart entrance is flanked by 2 tiers of 3 vents
(to left) and 2 vents (to right). Moulded kneelers, gable copings.
Rear: bay 2 has an external stair to a 6-panel door in plain surround,
a 9-pane window to right; moulded stone gutter brackets. Added out-
buildings not of special interest. Left return: principal facade of
coach house, facing the Manor House (qv): semi-circular arches to coach
entrance left and stable doorway, right. The coach-arch has edge-tooled
voussoirs and projecting keystone; imposts and keystone to stable door.
Inserted square loading door to first floor, centre, above projecting
ashlar band, a second band at eaves level above; in the gable an oval
glazed window below 3 tiers of pigeon holes with perching ledges and
a round-arched owl hole to apex. Local people remember that the upper
floor was once used as a chapel or non-conformist meeting place.

Listing NGR: SE0133961797

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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