If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Delves Cottage
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327475
OS Grid Reference: NZ7910904563
OS Grid Coordinates: 479109, 504563
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4303, -0.7820
Explore more of the area around Egton, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.
NZ 70 SE
7/5 Delves Cottage
House. Probably C17, restored and extended 1975-77. Cruck-framed,
encased in sandstone rubble, with thatched roof; extension roofed in
pantiles. Originally a longhouse, now 3-cell, hearth-passage plan.
1-storey, 2½-bay original front, with lower 1-storey, 1-bay extension at
left. C20 board cross-passage door at left end of original front. 2-pane
firewindow in chamfered surround to right of door. 6-pane sash and 4-pane
casement, both with painted timber lintels, in centre and at right end.
Single ridge stack dated 1713 towards left end. Interior. Three pairs of
full crucks with tie beams and collars. Studding survives above the tie
beam in partition between rooms to right of cross passage. Inglenook
fireplace with stone heck, chamfered bressummer and carved witch post
survive. Spice cupboard with recessed panelled door on butterfly hinges
and drawer beneath, to left of fireplace. Harrison, B and Hutton, B,
Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, p.237: RCHM, Houses
of the North York Moors, pp.68,198,218: figs.102,360,392b.: Hayes, R and
Rutter, J, Cruck-framed Buildings in Ryedale and Eskdale, p.39.
Listing NGR: NZ7910904563
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.