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Abbey Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Spennithorne, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2931 / 54°17'35"N

Longitude: -1.7869 / 1°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 413967

OS Northings: 488631

OS Grid: SE139886

Mapcode National: GBR HLYS.YS

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.JC95

Entry Name: Abbey Cottage

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321716

Location: Spennithorne, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Spennithorne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


3/107 Abbey Cottage


Part of medieval complex forming Spennithorne 0ldHall, now a house. C14,
with extensive remodelling. Rubble, artificial slate roof. 2 storeys,
2 offset, parallel ranges with C20 single-storey extension to left, the
2 ranges having 3 and 2 C20 first-floor windows to south elevation, with
ruined section to right. Fragments of old masonry and blocked windows. At
rear of side elevations, the medieval external doorways of a screens
passage, 1 glazed, 1 blocked , with pointed double-chamfered arches with
hollow mouldings to chamfers. Interior: 4 original doorways of screens
passage, 3 with shouldered doorheads and chamfered openings leading to
pantry, kitchen and buttery, the fourth to the staircase. The hall of the
Fitz Randalls of Spennithorne. 'NYCVBSG Report', No 667; Harrison and
Hutton, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984, p25:
picture of screens passage doorways.

Listing NGR: SE1396788631

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