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Low Hall Farmhouse and Attached Barn and Byre Range, Askwith

Description: Low Hall Farmhouse and Attached Barn and Byre Range

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331402

OS Grid Reference: SE1809651575
OS Grid Coordinates: 418096, 451575
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9600, -1.7257

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)
6/10 Low Hall farmhouse and
attached barn and byre
22.11.66 range
(formerly listed as Low
Hall Farmhouse with barns)
- II

House and barn range. House mid - late C17, barn range mid - late C18.
Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roofs. House: 2 storeys,
4 bays, lobby-entry plan with projecting additional 2-storey porch bay 3.
Quoins. C20 board door to porch; elliptical-arched lintel and tie-stone
jambs. Recessed chamfered mullion windows throughout with continuous
dripmould to ground floor, of 4, 4 and 3 lights to ground floor; of 3 lights
to. first floor. The bay 2 ground-floor window has been enlarged by the
lowering of the sill. A 2-light window to first floor of porch which is
slightly jettied on all 3 sides and has a small blocked circular window in
the gable. Bulbous kneelers and gable copings with finials to main body of
the house; hollow moulded kneelers with pyramidal finials to porch. Large
corniced ridge stack opposite entrance. Interior not inspected at resurvey
but important features include: stone seat inside porch, right, chamfered
surround to inner doorway, large stone arched fireplace left of stack with
joggled voussoirs and stone beehive oven; and a carved stone over rear
staircase window portraying a winged face flanked by birds within a
rectangular frame (BSG Report). Barn and byre range: 3-bay barn range left,
with 2 added bays to right. Barn: quoins; central segmental-arched cart
entrance with quoined jambs and double board doors; square window to right
and tie-stone jambs to byre door far right. Added bays to right: round-
arched door with inscription "GN" and scrolls, small window to right, stone
external steps and byre door with plain lintel far right. First floor:
central door flanked by square windows, all in plain stone surrounds.
Interior not inspected. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings
Study Group Report No 829, 1982 and 1985.

Listing NGR: SE1809651575

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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