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Description: The Petch House with Attached Stone Steps and Wall to Right
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 328406
OS Grid Reference: SE6984086489
OS Grid Coordinates: 469840, 486489
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2693, -0.9291
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SE 6886-6986 KIRBYMOORSIDE HOWE END
6/48 Nos 32 and 34 (The Petch
House) with attached
stone steps and wall to
House, now 2 dwellings. 1785, with C19 extension; subdivided and extended
in C20. Built for John Petch, lawyer. Orange-red brick in Flemish bond to
front, on stone plinth; rendered to rear; sandstone return fronts and
extension. Ashlar dressings; pantile roof; stone stacks. Central stairhall
plan, 2 rooms deep, with later extension to left. 3-storeys, 3 bays.
Raised quoins. Original door with 6 raised and fielded panels and
transverse fluting in the margins removed to C20 extension to left.
Original door opening retains Doric pedimented doorcase wih engaged columns
and is blocked with a C20 fixed light window with glazing bars. 12-pane
sashes in raised, squared surrounds throughout. First and second floor
raised bands; moulded eaves cornice. End stacks to swept, hipped roof. To
rear: central half-glazed door under a blind patterned fanlight, in an
Ionic doorcase of open pediment with pulvinated frieze on part-fluted
engaged columns. Narrow 2-storey pointed staircase windows to right with
Gothick glazing. 3-storey canted bay at end right. Interior: C18 cut-
string, dogleg staircase to rear of hall, with turned balusters and shaped
cheek-pieces. Hall divided on first and second floors by moulded elliptical
arches on fluted pilasters. Original, reset, chimneypieces to first floor
rooms on left. Short flight of stone steps at end right, with ramped-up
orange-red brick wall in English garden wall bond, stone coping and pier.
Listing NGR: SE6984486490
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Source: English Heritage
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