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Garth Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Coverham with Agglethorpe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.273 / 54°16'22"N

Longitude: -1.839 / 1°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 410585

OS Northings: 486383

OS Grid: SE105863

Mapcode National: GBR HML1.N0

Mapcode Global: WHC6X.QVHM

Entry Name: Garth Cottage

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321765

Location: Coverham with Agglethorpe, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Coverham with Agglethorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


10/16 Garth Cottage

Abbey guesthouse, now house. C16 and C19, perhaps around medieval core.
Rubble, with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. East
elevation: central studded board door in stone surround with straight-sided
pointed arch, and ogee-section chamfer. Stepped hoodmould containing
letters "IHC" and Latin inscription flanked by eagle and letter "A" with
rosettes, leaves and pomegranates. To left, part-glazed door in chamfered
doorcase. Three corbels formerly supporting lean-to roof of cloister.
First-floor: mullion windows of 2, 1 and 2 lights. West elevation: ground
floor: 9-light chamfered mullion and transom window with trefoiled semi-
circular heads to lights in double-chamfered hoodmould; slightly projecting
bay with 6-pane sash window below head of 3-light trefoil headed window
under cavetto hoodmould. First floor: 5-light, 2-light and 4-light
chamfered-mullion windows under ovolo hoodmoulds; that to right with labels.
Stacks at left end and between bays 1 and 2. Interior: large window has
ovolo section to opening overall; large ashlar fireplace, chamfered, with
segmental arch and cyma recta section hoodmould. VCH i, p.216.

Listing NGR: SE1058886369

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