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Townhead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Austwick, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1152 / 54°6'54"N

Longitude: -2.3537 / 2°21'13"W

OS Eastings: 376977

OS Northings: 468874

OS Grid: SD769688

Mapcode National: GBR DN0V.7K

Mapcode Global: WH955.TTDK

Entry Name: Townhead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1958

Last Amended: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324041

Location: Austwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, LA2

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Austwick

Built-Up Area: Austwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Austwick The Epiphany

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

AUSTWICK TOWNHEAD LANE
SD 76 NE
(east side)
8/35
Townhead Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
20.2.58 Town Head House)
GV II
Farmhouse. Late C17 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Pebbledash, stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Formerly U plan, with courtyard infilled by
continuous outshut. Garden front: 2 storeys, double fronted. Central entrance
has moulded late C17 surround and decorated lintel; late-C19 door. 2-C19 two-light
flat-faced mullioned windows per storey, sashes; continuous hoodmould to ground
floor which indicates the position of 4-C17 windows prior to the C19 alte-
rations. Above entrance is slate sundial dated 1880. Central gabled full dormer
has reset C17 three chamfered mullioned stepped lights; stepped hoodmould.
Kneelers to dormer gable. Gable end and central ridge stacks. Left-hand wing
fronting street contains 3-light chamfered window at ground level and similar
but double chamfered window to upper floor. Interior: central dog-leg staircase,
closed string, turned balusters, grip handrail.

Listing NGR: SD7697768874

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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