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Millers House, Bransdale

Description: Millers House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328857

OS Grid Reference: SE6206697923
OS Grid Coordinates: 462066, 497923
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3730, -1.0461

Locality: Bransdale
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 7JL

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Listing Text

SE 69 NE
(east side)
3/23 Miller's House
House. Late C18; extended 1817 (on datestone); altered to link with mill,
porch and dairy added, in 1837 (on datestone); restored C20. For William
Strickland. Herringbone-tooled sandstone with pantile and slate roofs.
Originally 2-cell, direct-entry plan; irregular in plan following alteration
and extension. 2-storey, 2-window front with lower 2-storey, single-window
connecting bay at right angles to left. Entrance in porch to rear. All
windows are renewed 16-pane sashes in original openings, with stone sills.
Lintels to original house are diagonally tooled and wedge-shaped; lintels in
connecting bay are vertically tooled. Beneath ground-floor left window are
stone steps leading to a board cellar door with a tooled wedge lintel.
Coped gable ends to original house. Vestigial stacks to right end of both
roofs. Rear: gabled porch contains datestone inscribed:
Per me, E Strickland, B.A. Coll. Reg. Cantab.
Vicarium, Ingleby Greenhow, Cleveland,
and including texts from Proverbs IV 7 in Hebrew and Thessalonians V, 16-17
in Greek. Door lintel to extension at rear inscribed:
W.S. A.D. 1817
Interior. Cellar: barrel-vauLted roof of herringbone-tooled stone. Ground
floor, original house: porch has small fireplace in plain surround. Room to
left has early C19 stone chimney-piece with reeded jambs, imposts and
moulded cornice shelf. Room in connecting bay: stone chimney-piece with a
segmental arch carved in low relief from a monolithic lintel on coved
imposts and plain jambs. A complete mid C19 range by Carter of
Kirkbymoorside survives. Room in extension: partly altered fireplace with
double cyma reversa shelf brackets. House unoccupied and under restoration
by The National Trust at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE6206697923

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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