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Highthorne

A Grade II Listed Building in Husthwaite, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1629 / 54°9'46"N

Longitude: -1.214 / 1°12'50"W

OS Eastings: 451420

OS Northings: 474410

OS Grid: SE514744

Mapcode National: GBR MNY9.ZG

Mapcode Global: WHD8Y.BM5H

Entry Name: Highthorne

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332754

Location: Husthwaite, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Husthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Husthwaite St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HUSTHWAITE -
SE 57 SW
5/44
Highthorne
28.2.52
- II

Manor house. C16 with extensive c1900 alterations and additions and c1950
reconstruction. Early work for the Goulton family. Brown and grey coursed
sandstone, clay interlocking tile roofs. Complex plan, main range of 2 storeys
and 3 first-floor windows, with cross-wing projecting forward to right of 2
storeys and loft, and having been extended to rear c1900. Main range: walls
mainly C16; chamfered offset plinth; C20 stepped-buttress to left, perhaps
representing removal of further section of original building; central C20 hard-
wood door in C16 deeply-chamfered segmental-arched surround; C20 mullion-and-
transom windows, of 4-lights with hood moulds on ground floor, on the first-
floor a central 2-light window is flanked by 3-light windows; C16 moulded
cornice; C20 shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left; C20 brick stack to
right. Cross-wing: old stonework chamfered plinth, the rest C20 grey sandstone;
on ground and first-floors, a 10-light mullion-and-transom window, with king
mullions between 3rd and 4th, 7th and 8th lights, first-floor string; in gable,
C16 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with C16 dripmould and C20 cornice,
and above that a C16 oval window set in diamond-shaped panel with gabled hood
mould; C20 shaped kneelers and coping to gable with C16 finial. Rear of main
range: 3 gabled bays in brick, that nearest cross-wing C16, having two C20 case-
ment windows on ground and first-floors, brick string, C16 keyed ashlar surround
to oculus in gable, C16 circular brick chimney to left, moulded coping and C16
finial; next bay has C20 reconstruction of staircase window. Left return: all
C20 stonework, with 2-storey porch and Tudor-style openings. Right return: all
c1900; brick to ground floor, timber-framed to first floor. The place is
described as "High Tun" in the Domesday Book. There was a fire in 1942 when
soldiers were billeted here, and a good staircase and panelling are said to have
been destroyed.


Listing NGR: SE5142074410

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