Description: Park House Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 4 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 327901
OS Grid Reference: NZ7531315314
OS Grid Coordinates: 475313, 515314
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5275, -0.8378
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ROXBY PARK HILL
NZ 71 NE
Park House Farmhouse and
Farmhouse, C17 and C18, with outbuilding. Herringbone-tooled coursed sandstone
on plinth. Pantiled roof with stone ridge, copings, kneelers and stacks; brick
stack on downhouse. Main house and downhouse 2 separate builds; and both have
been raised. Hearth-passage plan with main house in centre and outbuilding
balancing downhouse to form near-symmetrical composition.
Main house 2 storeys, 2 bays; downhouse 2 storeys, 2 bays, lower. Outbuilding 1
tall storey, 2 bays. Boarded through-passage door. Main house has end
chimneys and downhouse 1 rebuilt end chimney. Stable door and hit-and-miss
window to outbuilding. Rear elevation shows boarded passage door and scattered
small windows. Interior: plinth continues along through passage. Chamfered
doorway from passage to house-place. Big firebeams in downhouse and kitchen,
and joists with quarter-round moulding. Kitchen firebeam is cornice-moulded,
the fire surround stone with big stepped brackets and there is a panelled spice
cupboard. 2-panel doors in main house; west doors have old wood latches.
Parlour has old fire surround and rear wall of panelled doors to staircase and
cupboards. Separate stair from downhouse to two rooms above kitchen. Upper
rooms show stout, old chamfered purlins.
Listing NGR: NZ7531315314
Source: English Heritage
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