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Description: East Bank House and Attached Buildings
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 333073
OS Grid Reference: NZ5723400125
OS Grid Coordinates: 457234, 500125
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3934, -1.1200
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ILSDALE MIDCABLE EAST BANK
SE 59 NE
11/15 East Bank House
Farmhouse, C17, probably originally a longhouse but with byre end
partly rebuilt as separate cottage in late C18. Coursed squared
roughly-tooled sandstone on 3-course plinth; the C18 work to right
end and rear lightly-pecked sandstone. Main house roof corrugated
iron over remnants of thatch; other roofs pantiled; stone stacks.
I½ storeys, 3 bays; 1-bay cottage at right with short blank extension;
left byre and cartshed 2 builds, 1 bay each.
Inserted door to left of centre. Boarded cottage door in right bay,
in through-passage position. All windows in complete square stone
frames without mullions; glazing removed except for later small
sashes under eaves. Gable ends upstanding to accommodate former
thatch. Original chimney above hearth-passage cut down. Added
chimneys at ends. Unfilled openings in outbuildings and cart arch
in left gable wall. Cottage has 2 small damaged casements.
Interior shows original slightly-chamfered doorway from former
passage into forehouse. Stone heck partition and fire beam within.
C18 stone fireplace inserted in open hearth and C19 cast-iron range
within. Spice cupboard with drawer on right, salt box on left.
Window seats. C18 fireplace in parlour and small fireplace in room
above. Dairy behind has chamfered small window, cill missing.
Inserted stone fireplace, with C19 Yorkshire range, in cottage.
Early C19 rear dairy extension.
The house had stood empty for some time and was being renovated at
time of survey. Ground cill and bottom of post from earlier timber-
framed building revealed below cartshed floor.
Listing NGR: NZ5723400125
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Source: English Heritage
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