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Low Snowden and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Askwith, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.961 / 53°57'39"N

Longitude: -1.7266 / 1°43'35"W

OS Eastings: 418036

OS Northings: 451693

OS Grid: SE180516

Mapcode National: GBR JQCM.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHC8J.GP1S

Entry Name: Low Snowden and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 25 September 1981

Last Amended: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331401

Location: Askwith, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Askwith

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Weston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 15 SE
(east side, off)
6/8 Low Snowden and attached
25.9.81 (formerly listed as
Farmhouse north of Low
Hall Farm)

House and outbuildings. House dated 1683 with earlier traces, and late C19
roof restoration; outbuildings: late C18 - early C19. Coursed squared
gritstone, purple slates to house, graduated stone slates to outbuilding.
House: 2 storeys, 2 bays with rear outshut bay 2. Board door right with
" I R "
quoined jambs, roll-moulding to edges and large lintel inscribed: S .
Recessed chamfered mullion windows throughout, ground floor left of 4, now
2 lights and far left of 3 lights with 1 mullion removed, paired 9-pane
sashes inserted into both. Continuous moulded string course above. First
floor: 2-and 3-light windows. End stacks - banded to left, large corniced
to right. Rear: two 2-light windows to outshut. Interior: remains of an
earlier timber-framed building include 2 pairs of timber posts and a
bressumer beam over the fireplace which supports a large spine beam and
ceiling joists. The date 1683 records the cladding of the house in stone.
A fire in the late C19 destroyed the roof of reed thatch and the roof was
raised, in red brick at the rear. Outbuildings: 2 storeys, 2 bays with rear
extension bay 1 of 2 builds, on down hill slope. Left bay has doorway
with quoined jambs reduced to a window, and a square window with C20 frame
to left. Right bay: external steps to board door with tie-stone jambs, and
a byre door at the lower level, right, with tie-stone jambs; square pitching
door above. Right return: square mucking-out door centre, pitching door
above:, turned-back kneelers, gable copings. Rear: projecting half cellar
has 2 light flat-faced mullion window, the roof collapsed. North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 379 (1977).

Listing NGR: SE1803651693

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