Description: Percy Rigg Farmhouse and Attached Cowhouse Range
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 333194
OS Grid Reference: NZ6290710223
OS Grid Coordinates: 462907, 510223
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4835, -1.0305
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KILDALE PERCY CROSS RIG
NZ 61 SW
2/135 Percy Rigg
Farmhouse and attached cowhouse range. Probably c.1700, raised and
remodelled 1783 for Charles Turner (datestone); later alterations.
Cowhouse range late C18 and early C19. Rubblestone brought to
course; pantile roofs with stone coping and ridges. 2-storey, 3-bay
house with lower cowhouse with loft over with further cowhouse
ranges added to front of it, forming courtyard, on left. Garden
elevation: farmhouse: plinth. Blocked doorway on right of bay 1.
Doorway on left of bay 3 with C20 board door. Tripartite sash
windows with projecting sills; inserted C20 first-floor window to
left of right bay. Ground-floor openings have herringbone-tooled
lintels with raised keystones, that over door dated. Eaves band.
Shaped kneelers. Stacks at end and between right bays. Cowhouse on
left masked by later courtyard which is lower; of coursed rubble,
with plinth, quoins, eaves band, some blocked and some later
openings, and hipped roof, the pantiles partly replaced by corrugated
asbestos. Rear: house: C20 gabled brick porch. Various C19 and
C20 windows with herringbone-tooled sills and lintels, but a 12-pane
side-sliding sash survives on 1st floor, centre. Eaves band.
Shaped kneelers. Cowhouse: board door to left; inserted double
door on right with blocked doorway to its right. Slit vents and
blocked pitching hole to left gable of cowhouse.
Charles Turner, for whom this house was built (or rebuilt) was an
agricultural improver who built or rebuilt, a number of farmhouses
on the Kildale Estate.
Listing NGR: NZ6290710223
Source: English Heritage
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