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Tudor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Crayke, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1269 / 54°7'36"N

Longitude: -1.1425 / 1°8'32"W

OS Eastings: 456138

OS Northings: 470460

OS Grid: SE561704

Mapcode National: GBR NNGQ.GC

Mapcode Global: WHD95.FJ6K

Entry Name: Tudor Cottage

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333425

Location: Crayke, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Crayke

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Crayke St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

CRAYKE

200/7/25 WEST WAY
27-SEP-84 (East side)
TUDOR COTTAGE

(Formerly listed as:
WESTWAY
OLD TIMBERS)

II
Cottage. Probably mid-late C17. Timber-framed, rear wall rebuilt in brick. Stone plinth. Swept pantile roof with raised rendered verges and end stacks. Two storeys. One small and one large bay. End-lobby-entry plan. Two rooms in depth. Interrupted sills, vertical studding with upward braces with slight convex curve. C19 four-panel door flanked by wood pilasters. C20 casement windows. Interior: heavy ceiling beam resting on bressummer of fireplace. Studded partition dividing the bays. The house is unusual among timber-framed houses of the region in being 2 rooms in depth, the narrow rear rooms are not in an outshot as shown by the full height parts surviving in the rear wall (B Hutton and B Harrison).

Hutton, B., and Harrison, B., Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984, p 37, fig 2.2/e and p 124 fig 7.6. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group, Report No 11.

Reasons for Designation
Tudor Cottage, a timber framed building of C17 date, is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Date: most buildings dating to before 1840 will be listed, and this cottage is thought to date to the mid-late C17
* Rarity: this cottage is two rooms deep, whereas most timber-framed houses in this region are only one room deep, with rear rooms placed in outshots
* Survival: in addition to the timber framing of the front elevation, this building retains timber framing elements internally, including bressumer and ceiling beams and stud partitioning.

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

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