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Highthorne, Husthwaite

Description: Highthorne

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332754

OS Grid Reference: SE5142074410
OS Grid Coordinates: 451420, 474410
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1629, -1.2140

Location: Highthorne Lane, Husthwaite, North Yorkshire YO61 4PL

Locality: Husthwaite
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4PL

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Listing Text

SE 57 SW
- II

Manor house. C16 with extensive c1900 alterations and additions and c1950
reconstruction. Early work for the Goulton family. Brown and grey coursed
sandstone, clay interlocking tile roofs. Complex plan, main range of 2 storeys
and 3 first-floor windows, with cross-wing projecting forward to right of 2
storeys and loft, and having been extended to rear c1900. Main range: walls
mainly C16; chamfered offset plinth; C20 stepped-buttress to left, perhaps
representing removal of further section of original building; central C20 hard-
wood door in C16 deeply-chamfered segmental-arched surround; C20 mullion-and-
transom windows, of 4-lights with hood moulds on ground floor, on the first-
floor a central 2-light window is flanked by 3-light windows; C16 moulded
cornice; C20 shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left; C20 brick stack to
right. Cross-wing: old stonework chamfered plinth, the rest C20 grey sandstone;
on ground and first-floors, a 10-light mullion-and-transom window, with king
mullions between 3rd and 4th, 7th and 8th lights, first-floor string; in gable,
C16 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with C16 dripmould and C20 cornice,
and above that a C16 oval window set in diamond-shaped panel with gabled hood
mould; C20 shaped kneelers and coping to gable with C16 finial. Rear of main
range: 3 gabled bays in brick, that nearest cross-wing C16, having two C20 case-
ment windows on ground and first-floors, brick string, C16 keyed ashlar surround
to oculus in gable, C16 circular brick chimney to left, moulded coping and C16
finial; next bay has C20 reconstruction of staircase window. Left return: all
C20 stonework, with 2-storey porch and Tudor-style openings. Right return: all
c1900; brick to ground floor, timber-framed to first floor. The place is
described as "High Tun" in the Domesday Book. There was a fire in 1942 when
soldiers were billeted here, and a good staircase and panelling are said to have
been destroyed.

Listing NGR: SE5142074410

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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