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Gorton Lodge, Garden Walls, Gate and Gate-Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbecks, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3749 / 54°22'29"N

Longitude: -2.0316 / 2°1'53"W

OS Eastings: 398045

OS Northings: 497706

OS Grid: SD980977

Mapcode National: GBR GK7V.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHB59.R9RH

Entry Name: Gorton Lodge, Garden Walls, Gate and Gate-Piers

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322040

Location: Melbecks, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Melbecks

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 99 NE
15/100 Gorton Lodge, garden
walls, gate and gate-
House and cottage, now house, and garden walls, gate and gate-piers.
C17 cottage, early C18 house. House: coursed sandstone, stone slate
roof, with ashlar stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, double range. Rusticated
quoins. Openings have moulded ashlar architraves. Central doorway with
C20 part-glazed door below plain fanlight. Ground floor: sash windows,
moulded string course immediately above lintels. First floor windows,
sashes with glazing bars. Moulded stone gutter, shaped kneelers, ashlar
copings. End stacks and ridge stacks between bays 2 and 3, all with
classical cornices. Cottage to right: rubble with quoins, stone slate
roof. 2 storeys, lower than house. 2 first floor windows with ashlar
sills and lintels, remains of mullioned window in between. Shaped
kneelers, ashlar copings, stacks end and middle. Garden wall of rubble,
with coping, drops in front of house. Ashlar panelled gate-piers on
plinth with cornice and pyramidal caps at right angles to left end of
house. Plain wrought-iron gate. Side wall on right continues round
walled garden. In C18, the house of the Fryers, later the Parkes,
involved in local knitting industry.

Listing NGR: SD9804597706

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