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Kirkness Cottage, Knaresborough

Description: Kirkness Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330736

OS Grid Reference: SE3502056738
OS Grid Coordinates: 435020, 456738
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0055, -1.4672

Location: Briggate, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8BQ

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 8BQ

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/73 No 35 Kirkness Cottage


House. Late C16 with C20 restoration. Timber-framed, rendered, pantile
roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor rooms; lower 2-storey 1-bay addition to
right. Main range: Central C20 door with panelled passage door to left.
C20 small-paned windows to right and first foor. Wall plate beneath eaves.
End stack to right. Addition: C20 windows. Left return: first floor and
gable visible, with wall posts and curved braces of original timber-framing.
Applied timber to gable. Interior not inspected at resurvey. The building
was examined c1980 when wall posts, 2 roof-trusses with collars, purlins and
commmon rafters were recorded. One truss was closed with studs on wattle
and daub panels. The building is partly cut out of the bedrock; the
original plan was a single room with cross passage and fire bay, and all
original features remain. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular
Buildings Study Group, Report Number 515 (1979).

Listing NGR: SE3502056738

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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