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Scow Cottage and Attached Outbuilding and Garden Wall, Norwood

Description: Scow Cottage and Attached Outbuilding and Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331469

OS Grid Reference: SE2003752160
OS Grid Coordinates: 420037, 452160
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9651, -1.6961

Location: Brat Lane, Norwood, North Yorkshire LS21 2QX

Locality: Norwood
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2QX

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Listing Text

SE 25 SW
(north side)
7/76 Scow Cottage and attached
outbuilding and garden wall
22.11.66 (formerly listed as scow
Cottage and outbuildings)

House. Dated 1619 with late C17 alterations and C20 restoration. Coursed
squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays with
central single-storey gabled open porch. Porch: incised single-piece
segmental arch to doorcase on moulded imposts; ball finial to gable. Inner
door of 4 panels; shallow triangular doorhead with lintel inscribed "IAP
1619". Recessed chamfered mullion windows throughout plus returned
hoodmould to 2 large ground-floor windows; single light to left of porch;
ground floor left - a 5-light window, the right light blocked; to right of
porch al-light window, 1 mullion removed. First floor, left - 5 lights,
reduced to 4; right - 5 lights; these windows are shorter than those to
ground floor and are set under deep eaves. Bulbous kneelers, gable copings,
end stacks, that to left corniced, that to right reduced. Interior: main
room to right of entrance: fireplace of 2 main phases: wooden bressumer beam
supported by chamfered stone jambs with inscription (A)MP ; probable
base of stone stairs to right of fireplace; ogee head to oven entrance.
Ground floor, left: parlour fireplace with cambered arch and syma-moulded
chamfer. The inner faces of the jambs to both ground-floor windows have
slots and holes into which horizontal bars could be fitted. A spine beam
carries the upper floor. First floor, right: the stone fireplace has a
" A P "
plaque with an inscrition: M . An important house because of the
survival of a dated stone chimney providing heated rooms on ground and first
floor. Garden wall to left and enclosing front garden: approximately
3 metres high to left of house, pierced by a gate with a (probably
imitation) lintel carved with the date 1619. The wall steps down to
approximately 1.25 metres high as it follows a curve to enclose the front
garden; chamfered coping stones. Outbuilding at right angle to right:
possibly late C18 reusing C17 masonry. 1 storey, 4 bays; roll moulding to
doors bays 2 and 4, both with tie-stone jambs; recessed chamfered windows,
of 2 lights to bay l and of 4 lights to bay 3. Gable copings, reduced stack
to left. Interior not inspected. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular
Buildings Study Group Report No 402 (1978).

Listing NGR: SE2003752160

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Source: English Heritage

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