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Elphin House, Coxwold

Description: Elphin House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332745

OS Grid Reference: SE5349077174
OS Grid Coordinates: 453490, 477174
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1876, -1.1818

Location: Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, North Yorkshire YO61 4AD

Locality: Coxwold
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4AD

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Listing Text

SE 5277-5377
(north side)
- Elphin House

House. Early-mid C19, possibly of older origin, and with later additions.
Coursed rubble sandstone, pantile and Welsh slate roof. Original house of 2
storeys and 3 bays, with 2-storey l-bay addition dated 1894 to right, and
single-storey addition, formerly doctor's waiting room, to left. Main house:
central part-glazed door below 3-pane fanlight in round-arched doorcase with
canopy on concave corbels with paterae. Sash windows with glazing bars with
ashlar sills and deep lintels. Shaped kneelers, ashlar coping. Corniced ashlar
end stacks. To right, 1 bay with matching windows and Welsh slate roof, ashlar
coping and corniced ashlar stack to right end. To left, 2 round-arched windows
with blind Diocletian window above the 2nd; coping to parapet. Rear: 20-pane
landing window, brick dentil cornice. For many years the house belonged to the
village doctor, and the gate post to the left has a hook for tethering patients'
horses. The name is taken from the Elphin Beck which flows from the south-west
of the village.

Listing NGR: SE5348777177

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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