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The Grange, Cawood

Description: The Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 325893

OS Grid Reference: SE5763137490
OS Grid Coordinates: 457631, 437490
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8305, -1.1258

Location: B1223, Cawood, North Yorkshire YO8 3SH

Locality: Cawood
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 3SH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Kensbury Moated Site, Fishpond and Fragment of a Medieval Field System, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/32 The Grange


House. Mid C17 incorporating remains of C16 dwelling, C18 alterations
and additions and further late C19 or early C20 alterations. For the
Nicholson family. Partly timber-framed, with orange-red brick in
Flemish bond and alterations in English garden wall bond and pantile
roof. 3-cell, direct entry, L-shaped plan with part of a timber-frame
in the wing and 2 further C18 2-storey, gable-ended outshuts.
2 storeys, 3 first floor windows. 2-storey, pedimented porch between
first and second windows with an elliptical doorway arch under a sash
with glazing bars set into an opening formerly wider and less tall.
Blocked oval lights to side walls. Side seats to porch interior,
battened and studded door with hand-wrought iron strap hinges, timber
lintels. 16-pane sashes to other similarly altered openings under flat
brick arches with voussoirs alternately proud and flush, made level by
later infill. Moulded first floor band and band above first floor
windows carried around gable ends. Dentilled moulded brick cornice.
Left gable has first floor 4-light diamond section brick mullion window
and 3-light similar mullion window in gable, right gable has 4-light
mullion windows to ground and first floors, all under flat brick arches
with voussoirs alternately proud and flush. Brick capped kneelers and
gable ends. Curvilinear gable to original rear wing. Stacks to rear of
ridge, that between original wing and main block has 2 diagonal shafts.
Interior. C17 panelling to hall inserted with C20 carved frieze,
fireplace with salt cupboard under reconstructed brick arch. Room to
right has original C17 panelling with overmantel of 3 carved arched
panels and an ovolo-moulded ceiling beam with cyma stops to 1 end. Some
panelled doors. The Grange was the home of the Nicholson family who
held office under the Archbishop of York from at least C16. 'North
Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report, No

Listing NGR: SE5764237517

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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