Description: Stingamires and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 333086
OS Grid Reference: SE5631395756
OS Grid Coordinates: 456313, 495756
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3542, -1.1350
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BILSDALE MIDCABLE STINGAMIRES
SE 59 NE
16/28 Stingamires and
Former farmhouse, now private residence. C17 with C18 part
rebuilding and modern rehabilitation. 2 builds, and roof of main
house raised. Herringbone-tooled sandstone, some more lightly
tooled. Pantiled roof with tile ridge, stone copings, kneelers and
stacks. Linear plan: former longhouse, now all in domestic use,
with hearth-passage opened into downhouse/kitchen. Boarded passage
door in chamfered surround. Small fire window to right. Other
windows 2-light Yorkshire sashes, those on ground floor in chamfered
surrounds, those above in inserted half-dormers. Chimneys at ends
and at main hearth. Copings stand proud, showing house was once
thatched; curved kneelers.
Projecting extended outbuilding at left has boarded door on inner
return and garage door in end.
Interior: Chamfered rear passage door and old chamfered beam in
Forehouse has firebeam and another chamfered beam,also original
joists. Stone heck and restored settle. C18 inserted fireplace
dated 1756 with initials RWI and HCI. Salt box and old cupboard at
left. Inserted C19 cast-iron bread oven, by Carter of Kirkby, at
right. In parlour chamfered beams and joists and a small chamfered
rear window. C18 stone fireplace with pilasters, low-relief
elliptical arch above and multi-moulded cornice; inner stone
surround carved to imitate bricks.
One substantial full cruck truss with blades crossed at apex and
trenched for ridge piece (possibly an C18 rearrangement). The
cruck partition is timbered, with old cowdung plaster. Remainder
of roof renewed. Loose sootstone in main chimney.
Listing NGR: SE5631395756
Source: English Heritage
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