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Description: Harsley Castle Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 332522
OS Grid Reference: SE4147898082
OS Grid Coordinates: 441478, 498082
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3766, -1.3630
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2/89 Harlsey Castle Farmhouse
Farmhouse, part of C15 castle. Early C15 and C19. Stone, rendered, pantile
roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Right-hand bay has a lower roof. To bay 2 a
4-panel door with overlight set in plain doorcase with pilasters, frieze and
cornice . All windows are 4-pane sashes with stone sills, those to ground
floor have flat stuccoed arches. Stone coping to each end and to left of
right-hand bay. End stacks and one to ridge. Rear: a small 4-centred
arched window, now blocked. Interior has 3 very large beams. Thick
original walls up to eaves level. History: built by Sir James Strangwayes,
a judge of Common Pleas; he purchased the manor in 1423. His son James was
High Sherriff of Yorkshire 1445-6, 1452 and 1468 and Speaker of the House of
Commons 1461. It probably fell into disuse after the manor was forfeited to
the Crown in the C16. VCH, Vol I, p 434.
Listing NGR: SE4147898082
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Source: English Heritage
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