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Description: Airyholme Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to South East
Date Listed: 8 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 332956
OS Grid Reference: NZ5790311606
OS Grid Coordinates: 457903, 511606
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4965, -1.1075
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GREAT AYTON -
NZ 51 SE
2/122 Airyholme Farmhouse and
attached outbuilding to
Farmhouse. Later C18, the lower part a restoration of early C18 farmhouse.
Coursed herringbone-tooled sandstone, coarser in the outbuilding. Welsh slate
roof with tiled ridge, stone stacks, copings and kneelers; pantiles on outbuild-
ing. Linear plan. Main south-west front in 2 parts. Taller 2-storey, 3-bay
left part has central boarded door with overlight and inner paterae frieze.
12-pane sash windows. End chimneys. Lower right part, (the refronted earlier
house) 2 storeys, 2 windows. Half-glazed door at right. 3 replaced sash
windows with glazing bars and a large modern casement at left. Ridge stack.
Lower outbuilding at right probably early C18. Stable door at left, otherwise
blank. Moulded eaves; gable copings and square kneelers. Rear of main house
shows round-arched stair window and two 12-pane sashes. Ground floor windows
altered and porch added.
Historical note: Airyholme Farm was the boyhood home of Captain James Cook of
Listing NGR: NZ5790311606
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Source: English Heritage
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