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Birds Nest

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbecks, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3851 / 54°23'6"N

Longitude: -2.0166 / 2°0'59"W

OS Eastings: 399018

OS Northings: 498848

OS Grid: SD990988

Mapcode National: GBR GKCQ.6T

Mapcode Global: WHB59.Z1WM

Entry Name: Birds Nest

Listing Date: 7 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322061

Location: Melbecks, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Melbecks

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

15/222 Birds Nest
The address and the National Grid Reference shall be amended to read:
15/222 Birds Nest


SD 99 NW
15/222 Birds Nest

A pair of cottages with eitherside animal houses with hay lofts above. Early C18
altered and enlarged early Cl9. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Stone slate
roof with kneelers. 2-storey. Front has a pair of doorways plain ashlar surrounds
and 2 plank doors, eitherside a single 2 light sliding sash in plain ashlar
surrounds. Beyond eitherside are single doorways to animal houses with plank doors.
Above 2 glazing bar sashes in plain ashlar surrounds, with to the left a small hay
loft opening, side gable walls also have hay loft openings with plain ashlar
surrounds. Rear front has a pair of segment headed windows, now blocked, in plain
ashlar surrounds, and above 2 small windows also with plain ashlar surrounds.
Interior contains 2 fireplaces with plain ashlar surrounds and brackers supporting
stone bressemer, and 2 stone spiral staircases. These cottages were used by lead
workers during the C19.

Listing NGR: SD9901898848

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