Description: Ash Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327583
OS Grid Reference: NZ8325401569
OS Grid Coordinates: 483254, 501569
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4028, -0.7190
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GOATHLAND GOATHLAND VILLAGE
20/107 Ash Tree Cottage
Railway building, now private house. c.1836, with later alteration and
extension. For the Whitby to Pickering Railway Company. Vertically-
tooled sandstone, once colour-washed, on deep plinth. Slate roof and
brick stack. Originally cruciform on plan. 1-storey, 3-bay front, the
left bay recessed. Board door in round-arched doorway in left bay.
Centre bay has tripartite window with centre sliding sash beneath
segmental lintel. In right bay is a 2-light, 4-pane casement beneath
glazed round head with vertical glazing bars, in round-arched opening.
Blocked doorway in left return of projecting bays. Openings all have
rounded arrises, and windows have tooled stone sills. Overhanging eaves
to hipped roof with apex stack. Both returns have two round-arched,
2-light windows with casements or horizontal sliding sashes. Building was
probably the original Bank Top railway station serving the water-driven
rope hoist which hauled the early horse-drawn coaches up the adjacent
steep Incline. It passed into private ownership c.1913.
Listing NGR: NZ8325401569
Source: English Heritage
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