Description: Field House Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to East
Date Listed: 22 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330490
OS Grid Reference: SE3292349445
OS Grid Coordinates: 432923, 449445
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9401, -1.4999
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SE 34 NW KIRKBY OVERBLOW BARROWBY LANE
(north side, off)
6/22 Field House farmhouse and
attached outbuilding to
House and attached outbuilding. C17 and C18. Coursed gritstone, graduated
stone slate roofs. House: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Long and short quoins. C20
board door with plain lintel between windows to right. Glazed door in plain
surround between windows to left. Left and central ground-floor windows
have paired sashes with glazing bars in plain surrounds; square, 16-pane
sash in plain surround to right. First-floor windows, left and centre, are
2-light flat-faced mullion windows, a square window to right, sashes and
surrounds as ground floor. A blocked circular window above door to left.
Ashlar coping and shaped kneelers. External stacks at both gables, that to
left corniced; another corniced stack to ridge above door to right.
Interior not inspected. A lower, 2-storey range to right and set back, has
plank door.to right with heavy chamfered stone lintel. 3-light chamfered
windows ground and first floor, far right and first floor, far left.
Central first-floor door reached by flight of stone steps. The farm was
owned by Mr Alfred Rowntree in the late C19 and was reknowned for its cheese
production. H Speight, Kirkby Overblow and district, London, 1903, p 69.
Listing NGR: SE3292349445
Source: English Heritage
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