Description: Yeoman's Cottage
Date Listed: 12 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 331835
OS Grid Reference: SE4504061617
OS Grid Coordinates: 445040, 461617
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0486, -1.3136
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GREAT OUSEBURN MAIN STREET
9/20 Yeoman's Cottage
House. 1637 on datestone; C19 and C20 alteration and extension. Timber-
framed, the front rendered; rear pink-brown brick in stretcher bond.
Pantile roof and brick and rendered stacks. 3-cell, lobby-entry plan with
continuous outshut; left bay an extension. 2-storey, 4-window front.
Centre right panelled double doors in gabled projecting porch. Datestone
over porch, carved in shallow relief, reads:
.16 * 37.
. R* *T .
Windows are small-pane, horizontal sliding sashes, 3-light on ground floor
and 2-light on first floor. Centre right and left stacks, and right end
external stack. Interior. Six braced posts from four pairs, raised on
padstones, are visible. On ground floor, in room to left of entrance,
original bressummer and plank door on cockshead hinges survive. Both
rooms to left of entrance have massive chamfer-stopped spine beams,
chamfered joists and stud partition wall. Studding survives in rear wall
of left room. In right end room, C19 firegrate and breadoven, by Barker
of Easingwold, inserted beneath chamfered bressummer. Plank door at rear.
C19 closed string staircases in outshut with stick balusters, ramped-up
handrail and tapered turned newels. At left end of outshut is original
dairy, half sunk in ground. On first floor, wall studding survives
between rooms to left of entrance.
Listing NGR: SE4504061617
Source: English Heritage
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