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Oak House, Helperby

Description: Oak House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 333369

OS Grid Reference: SE4385070003
OS Grid Coordinates: 443850, 470003
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1240, -1.3305

Location: 2 Main Street, Helperby, North Yorkshire YO61 2NT

Locality: Helperby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 2NT

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Listing Text

8/25 and 9/25 (east side)

17.5.60 Oak House


Farmhouse and cottage, until recently divided into 3, now single dwelling. Late
C16-early C17. Timber frame exposed for 4 bays, end bays rendered. Brick south gable
end and C20 brick rear extensions. High pitched swept pantile roof, continuous over
outshut at rear. Rebuilt brick stack over present entrance. 2 storeys. Formerly had
rear outshut and probably end aisles. 4 Yorkshire sashes to each floor (some of which
are c.1980) and one small additional window to the 1st floor. Close studding, ground
sill on plinth, middle rail and arch braces. Entrance in 2nd exposed bay of frame from
north. C20 door under eliptical hood. Considerable exposed framing to interior
including deep chamfered ceiling beams with large tongued stops. Stout chamfered
fireplace beam in room to right of entrance. Stout jowled post and wall plate to rear
above former staircase outshut. On 1st floor: wall plates, jowled posts, tie beams
and stud partition. Stout queen strut roof with one level of purlins and arch braced
tie beams.

Mercer, E., English Vernacular Houses. p120, palte 74.

Listing NGR: SE4385070003

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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