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Paper Mill Cottage, Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe

Description: Paper Mill Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 November 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 332568

OS Grid Reference: SE4814282697
OS Grid Coordinates: 448142, 482697
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2377, -1.2628

Location: Cross Hill, Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe, North Yorkshire YO7 2PT

Locality: Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 2PT

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Listing Text

SE 4882 - 4982
(Formerly listed as Mount Pleasant)
- II
House. Early C16 or earlier with early Cl7 and later alterations and additions
and c1980 restoration. Timber frame, nibblestone and brick; pantile roof
(probably originally an open hall with rear aisle; floor and stacks inserted).
2 Storeys, 4 bays. West front: nibblestone dwarf wall supports close-studded
timber frame, rendered on ground floor. C20 board door to bay 2 with small
window to its right. Other windows are C20 2- or 3-light side-sliding sashes
mostly in former openings. Timber frame on 1st floor has wall plate spliced at
either side of bay 1 and removed from part of bay 2, mid rail higher in bay 3,
and braces from the two left-hand posts to the eaves plate. Roof hipped at
right end. Brick stack at left end and to ridge over door. Left return is of
stone with quoins on right; right return of brick on nibblestone base; rear
aisle clad in later brick.
Interior: timber frame survives well having 4 trusses with jowelled posts
braced to wall plates and tie beams (some braces now removed); sooted rafters
probably indicating an original open hall; and early Cl7 groove-decorated plank
and muntin panelling on both floors between the central and right-hand cells.
The central room has: an Inglenook with salt cupboard, chamfered bressummer and
cyma-stopped chamfered headpost on padstone; renewed timber-framing of front
wall revealed in inglenook; and chamfered joists. Left-hand room has: another
large inglenook with spice cupboard, cambered broach-stopped bressummer headpost
and recreated aisle wall; and moulded joists. Panelling has been removed fromn
the rear of the lst-floor right-hand bays and a wattle and daub partition wall
from between the two lst-floor left-hand bays. The roof was formerly thatched.
North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group, Report No. 75.

Listing NGR: SE4814282697

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Source: English Heritage

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