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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1130821



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marrick


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322005

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MARRICK MARRICK PRIORY SE 09 NE 17/67 Marrick Priory Farmhouse (Formerly listed 7.12.66 as Marrick Abbey (two occupations) GV II* Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. C16 or earlier, with later alterations. Roughcast rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, C16 main range, with L-shaped cross wing. Main range: 3 bays, central bay projecting, rear outshut. To left: early C19 4-panel door under fanlight with decorative glazing bars in C16 segmental-arched, roll-moulded doorway with keystone. C20 casement to central bay and sash to right. First floor: 4-pane sashes to left and right, blind panel to central bay. Ashlar copings. End stack to right. Cross-wing to left has large projecting chimneybreast to front. Rear: main range has sash with glazing bars to right on first floor. Cross-wing has, to left, a C16 round-headed doorway with chamfered surround and a blocked C16 single-light window to its right; on the first floor a blocked C16 single-light window. Kneelers, copings. Interior: in the ground floor room of the main range, across the full length of the right end, is a C16 classical entablature in ashlar sandstone, consisting of cornice, fluted frieze and architrave, broken forward as if above 4 pilasters, the first 3 having sculpted masks, probably added. A chamfered round-arched doorway, now blocked, connected the main range to the cross-wing in the front corner. Harrison B. and Hutton B., Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984, p 22; 'NYCVBSC Report', No 41, includes photocopy of C16 map showing main range described as 'The Hall' of the nunnery.

Listing NGR: SE0668697759

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Harrison, B, Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, (1984), 22

National Grid Reference: SE 06686 97759


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