Description: Rye Topping Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 327327
OS Grid Reference: SE9470980606
OS Grid Coordinates: 494709, 480606
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2124, -0.5492
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SE 98 SW BROMPTON-BY-SAWDON BROMPTON INGS LANE
(west side, off)
7/8 Rye Topping Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18 with early C19 extension; late C19 and C20 alteration.
Dressed limestone with tooled quoins and dressings; stone flag roof to
front, and Roman tile to rear; brick stacks. L-shaped plan with outshut
added. 2-storey, 3-window front. C20 half-glazed door with divided
overlight flanked by 16-pane sashes. 2-light, 12-pane horizontal-sliding
sashes to first floor. Roughly quoined window openings with painted stone
sills. Tripartite keyed lintels to all openings. Rudimentary kneelers and
end stacks to steeply-pitched roof. Rear: 2 low storeys with pent roof.
Interior: closed-string straight staircase with turned balusters and moulded
handrail. Door to ground-floor room to right of 4 raised and fielded panels
with quarter-round mouldings: second door to cupboard in rear wall the same.
On the first floor, 3 early C18 doors of 2 roughly fielded panels open off
Listing NGR: SE9470980606
Source: English Heritage
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