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Brereton Cottage brereton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Goathland, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4004 / 54°24'1"N

Longitude: -0.7201 / 0°43'12"W

OS Eastings: 483184

OS Northings: 501302

OS Grid: NZ831013

Mapcode National: GBR RKDK.WB

Mapcode Global: WHF94.XN7F

Entry Name: Brereton Cottage brereton House

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327580

Location: Goathland, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Goathland

Built-Up Area: Goathland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Goathland St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

20/104 Brereton House (also
known as Brayton House)
6.10.69 and Brereton Cottage
Farmhouse and outbuildings, now two dwellings. 1740 rebuilding of earlier
house; altered in 1851; subdivided in C20. 1740 rebuilding by John and
Elizabeth Cockerill. C19 alteration for John and Mary Scarth. Cruck-
framed, encased in dressed sandstone with pantile roofs. 2-storey,
3-window front to Brereton House at right, and 1½-storey, 2-window front
to Brereton Cottage at left. Right-of-centre board door to Brereton House
in quoined and chamfered doorway with heavy lintel inscribed:
17 40
Left of door is 6-light mullioned window with one light blocked and
large-pane glazing to the rest; large-pane fixed light at left end.
Windows right of door and on first floor are of 3 mullioned lights with
large-pane casements. Cavetto-moulded eaves course. Coped gables and
shaped kneelers. End corniced stacks, the right one external. Original
cross-passage doorway survives in Brereton Cottage, with quoined and
chamfered surround and lintel carved in shallow triangular arch. Tiny
4-pane sash above with stone sill initialled and dated:
1 8 5 1
Inserted board door at far left beneath hammered lintel, with 6-pane
casement to right. Remaining ground floor window is 16-pane sash with
tooled sill and hammered lintel. Gabled dormers with 2-light, 12-pane
horizontal sliding sashes. Coped left gable and block kneeler. Ridge
stack towards right end. Rear of Brereton House: 2 storeys, 3 bays, with
1-storey outshuts added to end bays. Outshuts have later doorways and
blocked windows in stone surrounds in return walls. Centre bay has partly
blocked 5-light mullioned window on ground floor. Right return: 2-light
chamfered mullioned windows on ground and first floor, to right of
external stack.
Interior. Plank cross-passage doors. On ground floor of Brereton House,
left end room has inglenook fireplace with plank and muntin heck and stone
bench, and chamfered square-section joists. Plank and muntin partition
walls between this room and outshut, and centre room. On first floor,
plank and muntin partitioning forms passage and staircase walls. Several
fielded-panelled doors survive throughout house, including one in left end
bedroom on butterfly hinges. Attic door hangs on butterfly hinges. Two
pairs of crossed-apex upper crucks resting on ties survive in Brereton
House, and one pair in Brereton Cottage. Harrison, B, and Hutton, B,
Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, pp.119,235: Hayes,R,
and Rutter,J, Cruck Buildings in Ryedale and Eskdale, p.49: RCHM, Houses
of The North York Moors, pp.71,82,210,231; figs.144,382c.

Listing NGR: NZ8318401302

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