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Downe House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sessay, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1709 / 54°10'15"N

Longitude: -1.3016 / 1°18'5"W

OS Eastings: 445688

OS Northings: 475234

OS Grid: SE456752

Mapcode National: GBR MNC6.0M

Mapcode Global: WHD8W.ZFBC

Entry Name: Downe House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332899

Location: Sessay, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Sessay

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 47 NE
(west side)
4/41 Downe House Farmhouse
- II
Public house, now farmhouse, and attached cottage, now part of house. Mid C19 by
G T Andrews. Cottage later C19. Pinkish brick in English garden wall bond (5:1)
with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate and pantile roofs. 2 storeys with attic. 3
bays with 2-storey rear outshut to right and rear wing to left with cottage attached
Rusticated quoins; raised, quoined, double-chamfered window surrounds; moulded first
floor string; eaves cornice. Central bay has full-height gabled porch rising above
eaves with: hollow-chamfered, Tudor-arched doorway with 4-panel door (top panels
glazed) and cornice; returning; above door, architrave frames brick panel, formally
bearing coat of arms; on first floor, tall cross-window with small sash to each
light; quatrefoil above. Flanking porch on each floor, a narrow window, transomed
on first floor, with sashes. Outer bays each have: a flat-roofed bay window with
cross-window to front, transomed side-lights, cornice, parapet, and cornice formed
by continuation of first floor string; cross-windows to first floor; gabled dormers
above with 4-pane sashes. All gables have raised verges with moulded kneelers,
coping. Corniced end stacks with tripled flues, and another cross-ridge stack.
Rear: outshut has 4-panel door on right; paired, gabled, half-dormers; wing has
pantile roof. Right return: at rear, sashes with glazing bars. Left return:
2-bay wing adjoining house then 1-bay added cottage, each having door, side-sliding
sashes to ground floor and sashes with glazing bars under flat brick arches to first
floor. Continuation of wing altered and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SE4568875234

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