Description: Rectory Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329726
OS Grid Reference: SE8513674689
OS Grid Coordinates: 485136, 474689
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1610, -0.6976
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SE 8574 RILLINGTON LOW MOORGATE
11/43 Rectory Farmhouse
House. C17, incorporating the remains of an earlier house; C18 outshut;
early C19 extension to right; later C19 extension to rear, raised C20.
Dressed stone, some re-used with timber-framed first floor, encased in
brick; rendered and pebble-dashed in 1954; pantile roof and brick stacks.
2-storey, 3-window front with single-storey extension to right. Centre left
C20 board door beneath overlight. 3-light, small-pane horizontal sliding
sashes throughout, except to ground floor right which is a C20 3-light
replacement. End and left of centre stacks. Interior: remains of a wall
plate are visible to the rear of ground-floor rooms to left and right, with
jetty to left of rear door. A scarfed chamfer-stopped spine beam
runs through both rooms to right. Centre room has a chamfered bressumer and
heck to fireplace. Re-used closed-string staircase with pierced splat
mirror balusters, moulded handrail and chamfer-stopped newel post. Chamfer-
stopped spine beam to both first-floor rooms to right. The house has early
documented associations with Byland Abbey. N A Hudleston, Rillington, 1954;
pp 39, 61.
Listing NGR: SE8513674689
Source: English Heritage
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