Description: Brow Cot
Brow Hill Cottage
Date Listed: 4 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 327844
OS Grid Reference: NZ9648702172
OS Grid Coordinates: 496487, 502172
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4059, -0.5150
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FYLINGDALES STOUPE BROW
NZ 90 SE
12/178 Brow Cot and Brow Hill
House and cottage. Cottage possibly the earlier C18 downhouse of a hearth-passage
plan farmhouse; house possibly a 1769 rebuild of the upper end. Cottage
herringbone-tooled coursed sandstone; house lightly-tooled coursed sandstone with
very large raised quoins. Pantiled roofs with stone ridge, copings and kneelers,
brick and stone stacks. Each 2 storeys, 2 bays, the house of wider proportions.
Paired boarded doors in centre of house. Flanking 3-light modern casements in old
openings; 3-light windows above retain their flat, stone mullions. Cottage has
blocked door at right (probably former passage door) under lintel with big raised
keystone. Similar keyed lintels to other ground-floor openings, including door
and altered flanking windows, that on left in reduced opening with floating key
above, that on right with off-centre key. Tiny first floor sashes under eaves.
House has very wide gable copings, and kneelers moulded like cornices; left stone
chimney heightened in brick, rebuilt brick chimney at right. Cottage has narrower
copings, block kneelers, old brick chimneys at centre and left. Rear elevations:
house has long lean-to, the left part modern, the right C19 with modern casement.
2 dormers above. Cottage has early catslide extension with 2 dormers and rebuilt
brick end chimney.
Houses of the North York Moors, RCHM, p.102.
Listing NGR: NZ9648702172
Source: English Heritage
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