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Brown's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newbiggin, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2651 / 54°15'54"N

Longitude: -2.0073 / 2°0'26"W

OS Eastings: 399624

OS Northings: 485493

OS Grid: SD996854

Mapcode National: GBR GMF3.7V

Mapcode Global: WHB5X.42F4

Entry Name: Brown's House

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Last Amended: 6 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322599

Location: Newbiggin, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Newbiggin

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 9885-9985
(south side)
14/117 Browns's House
(formerly listed as
Cowshed at Town End Farm)

House, now cow house, and outbuilding under 1 roof. Dated 1670, with later
alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows to
south elevation. Ground floor, from left: chamfered round-arched fire
window; blocked 3-light double-chamfered mullion window; blocked 4-light
double-chamfered mullion window with central king mullion and dripstone;
blocked 2-light double-chamfered mullion window; inserted stable door;
blocked 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with dripstone. First
floor: 3-light double-chamfered mullion windows with dripstones, each with a
mullion missing. Stacks at ends and between second and third first-floor
windows. Rear: window in part-blocked ashlar quoined chamfered doorway with
triangular soffit to lintel, and on lintel recessed panel with raised
characters "GIH" "1670" and decorative motif of crossed knives, possibly
symbols of a butcher's trade. The Browns were the last family to live in
the house. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group
Report No 177.

Listing NGR: SD9962485493

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