Description: Lodge Cottage
Date Listed: 26 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 326911
OS Grid Reference: TA0161088861
OS Grid Coordinates: 501610, 488861
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2853, -0.4407
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563/7/42 THROXENBY LANE
(Formerly listed as:
Former longhouse, now house. Early C18 with later alterations.
Coursed rubble sandstone. Pantile roof. Rebuilt brick stacks. Brick outshut.
PLAN / HISTORY
Originally a two bay house with a cross passage to the north with the low end (byre) beyond reduced to single bay c. 1950. Low end now incorporated into the house. The single bay brick outshut at the west end of the cross passage possibly that shown on the 1854 1:10560 Ordnance Survey map.
EAST elevation is of three bays and two storeys. Original house part has three-light horizontal sliding sashes. The low end has a two-light sash on the ground floor and a C20 casement at first floor. All lights are of eight panes and all openings have timber lintels. The front door is C20. End stack to the left gable and to the left of the cross passage.
NORTH gable is a c.1950 rebuild.
SOUTH gable has tumbling-in brickwork to a slightly raised verge.
WEST elevation has similar windows as the front but with stone voussoirs and keyblocks in place of timber lintels. The outshut is single storey with a catslide roof.
Chamfered beams exposed throughout with the timber partitioning forming the internal divisions also still intact. Boarded doors throughout, that to centre ground floor room hung from iron pins. Hinges on the door to the southern room are H-L type. The centre room retains its bressumer beam with the plastered-over smoke hood surviving in the bedroom above.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
Lodge Cottage is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* It is a good example of an C18 local vernacular building, retaining evidence that it was originally a longhouse.
* It retains interior features such as timber partitions and board doors.
Source: English Heritage
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