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Westwood Farmhouse, Ebberston and Yedingham

Description: Westwood Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329651

OS Grid Reference: SE8986582455
OS Grid Coordinates: 489865, 482455
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2299, -0.6229

Location: Main Street, Ebberston, North Yorkshire YO13 9NR

Locality: Ebberston and Yedingham
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9NR

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Listing Text

SE 88 SE
(west side)
10/32 Westwood Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C18, with later alteration. Herringbone-tooled limestone
and pantile roof. Central staircase plan, one room deep, with rear service
wing. 2-storey, symmetrical 3-window front. Central 4-panel door with
divided overlight. 4-pane sashes with stone sills throughout. Tripartite
keyed lintels to all openings. Raised first floor band. Cavetto moulded
eaves cornice. Coped gables, shaped kneelers and end stacks to steeply-
pitched roof. Interior: original raised and fielded wall panelling of the
highest quality, panelled doors and brass door fittings survive in excellent
condition throughout the house, including the attic. In ground floor room
to right, a moulded bressumer with shelf remains, with alcove cupboards on
either side. In first floor room to right the firehood survives. Closed
string dogleg stair, with moulded handrail and turned balusters enclosed in
panelled plank and muntin partition walls. The ground and first floor rooms
to left have raised and fielded panelled overmantels, both flanked by alcove
cupboards with panelled doors on H-L hinges. In the attic a pair of
collared crucks have been re-used to form the central roof truss, and
rafters are inscribed with Roman numerals. The remarkable panelled fittings
of this house have survived the passage of time never having been painted
only lightly waxed.

Listing NGR: SE8986582455

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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