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Keepers Cottage and Hill House, Westerdale

Description: Keepers Cottage and Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 328042

OS Grid Reference: NZ6482604079
OS Grid Coordinates: 464826, 504079
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4280, -1.0023

Location: West Ayton, North Yorkshire YO21 2DY

Locality: Westerdale
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2DY

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Listing Text


9/123 Keeper's Cottage
and Hill House


House, now being divided into 2 units. Early-mid C18, extended
early C19. Coursed squared sandstone, the older left part with
herringbone tooling, the right random tooled. Pantiled roof,
partly renewed. 2 storeys, 6 bays. Rebated doorway in 2-bay left
section (possibly once a barn door) and small modern casements
above. Main 4-bay house is of 2 builds, the C18 part raised and
re-windowed to unify it with the early C19 extension. Boarded door
with blocked fanlight in third bay. Heavy lintels and projecting
cills to late C20 small-paned casements in old openings. Plain
plinth. Roof has stone ridge, copings and curved kneelers; corniced
stacks at ends and junctions.

Interior: C18 part has complete early cottage fireplace, with oven,
boiler, racks and pulleys and a great cauldron. Later part has
good open-well staircase with ramped handrail, turned newels, square
balusters and carved tread ends. 6-panel doors, 1 marble chimney-
piece and 2 iron basket grates. Empty and being restored at time
of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ6482604079

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

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