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Canons Garth and Doorway and Walls, Helmsley

Description: Canons Garth and Doorway and Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328271

OS Grid Reference: SE6122483923
OS Grid Coordinates: 461224, 483923
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2473, -1.0619

Location: Canons Garth Lane, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5AT

Locality: Helmsley
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 5AT

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Listing Text

(east side)

10/45 Canons' Garth and
doorway and walls
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
Church Street)
- II*

House. Late C14 with C17 and late C19 additions and restoration and C20
restoration. Timber framing, sandstone rubble, plain tiles, stone
tiles, stone stacks. C14 hall with evidence of former aisle to rear,
with C17 cross wing to left, lean-to extension to extreme left and 1889
cross wing with extension to right. Former cross passage in left-hand
wing replaced by C17 central porch entry rebuilt in 1975. Ground floor
and hall underbuilt in stone with close studded timber framing to all
gables and first floor of wings and porch. C19 casement windows
throughout. Steeply pitched roof with gable to left encroached upon by
later cross wing. Stacks to left and at rear of left-hand cross wing,
right-hand ridge stack to hall and on extreme right-hand extension.
Interior: hall fireplace with massive bressumer and 9 studs above backed
on to by second fireplace now in 1889 chapel. Possible salt box in
stone wall in passage. C17 inserted ceiling in hall with step chamfered
cross beam. Medieval floor tiles from Rievaulx Abbey on floor of 1889
Chapel. C16 moulded stone fireplace from Helmsley Castle in 1889 study.
Complex C14 roof structure to hall with double tie beam, crown post and
multiple struts. Doorway and walls to front of property. Mc Donnell
(ed), History of Helmsley, Rievaulx and District, 1963; 'North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report', No 24.

Listing NGR: SE6122483923

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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