Description: Low Hall Farmhouse and Attached Barn and Byre Range
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
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ASKWITH SNOWDON CARR ROAD
SE 15 SE (east side, off)
6/10 Low Hall farmhouse and
attached barn and byre
(formerly listed as Low
Hall Farmhouse with barns)
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
Source: English Heritage
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