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Description: 12, Castlegate
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 327041
OS Grid Reference: SE9894884951
OS Grid Coordinates: 498948, 484951
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2507, -0.4828
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EAST AYTON CASTLEGATE
8/11 No 12
House. Late C17 with later alteration and extension. Originally cruck-
framed encased in limestone rubble, now replaced by rendered blocks to
front; pantile roof; rebuilt brick stacks. 2-cell, end-passage plan; rear
outshut added. 1 1/2-storey front. End left C20 glazed door. 3-light
casement with glazing bars to right and 2-light, small-pane, horizontal
sliding sash at end right. Small rectangular fixed light window to first
floor over door; two 2-light, small pane, horizontal sliding sashes to
right. Coped gables and shaped kneeler at left. Centre left and end right
stacks. Interior: one pair of full crucks remains between the two rooms.
Timber studding survives in the partition wall subdividing the ground floor
inner room, and in the walling between the two upper rooms. Chamfered beams
throughout the ground floor. Hearthbeam to outer room and brick firehood to
first floor room above. A 'set-pot' survives in the passage wall behind the
hearth. Spice cupboard with drawer to left of the hearth. North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No H858, A Cruck-
Framed Cottage, Hill Crest, 12 Castlegate, East Ayton, N. Yorkshire, 1980.
Listing NGR: SE9894884951
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Source: English Heritage
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