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Percy Rigg Farmhouse and Attached Cowhouse Range, Kildale

Description: Percy Rigg Farmhouse and Attached Cowhouse Range

Grade: II
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

Location: Percy Cross Rigg, Kildale, North Yorkshire YO21 2SD

Locality: Kildale
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2SD

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Listing Text

NZ 61 SW
North-east side
2/135 Percy Rigg
Farmhouse and
attached cowhouse


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

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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