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Description: The Elms
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 327063
OS Grid Reference: SE9858084787
OS Grid Coordinates: 498580, 484787
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2493, -0.4885
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WEST AYTON COCKRAH ROAD
House. C18, altered and extended in 1837 (on datestone); further
alterations in C20. Coursed sandstone with concrete slate roof. Originally
central entry plan, 1½ rooms deep, later extended to the left and rear to
form double-pile plan; lean-to extension to right added and raised later.
2-storey, 5-window front, with quoins to the front only. Left of centre 6-
panel door beneath patterned overlight, with scroll-bracketed cornice on
panelled pilasters. Three 16-pane sashes with stone sills and heavy lintels
to right and one to the left. Five similar windows to first floor. Rear:
radial-glazed staircase window with archivolt. Gable walls: radial-glazed
attic windows with archivolts to light attic passage. Coped gables and
shaped kneelers. End and left of centre stacks. Interior: open string
straight staircase with moulded handrail, wreathed at foot, turned balusters
and shaped cheekpieces. Ceilings to ground and first floor rooms to left
have moulded plaster coving. The lean-to extension to right, partly raised
c.1900, was probably a trap-shed, and has a wide blocked opening to the
Listing NGR: SE9858084787
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Source: English Heritage
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