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Low Snowden and Attached Outbuilding, Askwith

Description: Low Snowden and Attached Outbuilding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 331401

OS Grid Reference: SE1803651693
OS Grid Coordinates: 418036, 451693
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9610, -1.7266

Location: Askwith, North Yorkshire LS21 2JN

Locality: Askwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2JN

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Listing Text

SE 15 SE
(east side, off)
6/8 Low Snowden and attached
25.9.81 (formerly listed as
Farmhouse north of Low
Hall Farm)

House and outbuildings. House dated 1683 with earlier traces, and late C19
roof restoration; outbuildings: late C18 - early C19. Coursed squared
gritstone, purple slates to house, graduated stone slates to outbuilding.
House: 2 storeys, 2 bays with rear outshut bay 2. Board door right with
" I R "
quoined jambs, roll-moulding to edges and large lintel inscribed: S .
Recessed chamfered mullion windows throughout, ground floor left of 4, now
2 lights and far left of 3 lights with 1 mullion removed, paired 9-pane
sashes inserted into both. Continuous moulded string course above. First
floor: 2-and 3-light windows. End stacks - banded to left, large corniced
to right. Rear: two 2-light windows to outshut. Interior: remains of an
earlier timber-framed building include 2 pairs of timber posts and a
bressumer beam over the fireplace which supports a large spine beam and
ceiling joists. The date 1683 records the cladding of the house in stone.
A fire in the late C19 destroyed the roof of reed thatch and the roof was
raised, in red brick at the rear. Outbuildings: 2 storeys, 2 bays with rear
extension bay 1 of 2 builds, on down hill slope. Left bay has doorway
with quoined jambs reduced to a window, and a square window with C20 frame
to left. Right bay: external steps to board door with tie-stone jambs, and
a byre door at the lower level, right, with tie-stone jambs; square pitching
door above. Right return: square mucking-out door centre, pitching door
above:, turned-back kneelers, gable copings. Rear: projecting half cellar
has 2 light flat-faced mullion window, the roof collapsed. North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 379 (1977).

Listing NGR: SE1803651693

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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