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Healaugh Priory, Healaugh

Description: Healaugh Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325976

OS Grid Reference: SE4857546349
OS Grid Coordinates: 448575, 446349
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9110, -1.2620

Location: Manor Lane, Healaugh, North Yorkshire LS24 8HQ

Locality: Healaugh
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS24 8HQ

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/60 Healaugh Priory
(formerly known as Manor
Farm East)


Range of Priory, now house. c1150-1200, altered c1540 and later. Magnesian
limestone ashlar, with Welsh slate roof and brick stacks. Garden front:
2 storeys, 5 first floor windows. Entrance to left end: 6-long-panel door
under 4-centred arch with chamfered jambs. Further C20 entrance to right.
Windows: mainly 3-light with chamfered mullions and surrounds under hood-
moulds and with triangular decoration in the spandrels. Those to first
floor are in double-chamfered surrounds, some mullions are recut. Further
2-light mullion window with chamfered mullion and surround under hood-mould.
Another C19 wooden 2-light mullion window under ashlar hood-mould. Remains
of earlier entrances or lower windows can be seen to ground floor.
Battlements conceal roof. Ridge stacks. flight gable rebuilt. Ground
floor: reset 4-light window with chamfered mullions and transoms within
double-chamfered surround under hood-mould. First floor: 3-light window
with chamfered mullions and surround under hood-mould. In gable: single
lancet in chamfered surround under hood-mould. Eroded heraldic beast at
apex. To rear: C20 single storey outshut to right. Off-centre C20 door
with re-used gravestone as doorstep inscribed (in translation): 'Pray you
for the soul of your master Robert De Penden'. Windows, ground floor: 4 C20
casements in chamfered surrounds. First floor: 2-light C19 wooden mullioned
windows. 4 stacks rise from first floor and have plain corbels except-for
the third which has woman's head, animal head and beakhead corbels.
Interior: remains of fireplace to library. Two 4-centred fireplaces to
first floor with cavetto and ovolo moulded surround and diaper brickwork

Listing NGR: SE4857546349

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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