Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1131195

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1969

Statutory Address: WEST END HOUSE


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Statutory Address: WEST END HOUSE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Askrigg


National Grid Reference: SD 94755 91051


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ASKRIGG WEST END SD 99 SW 19/34 West End House 25.3.69 GV II* House. C17, but probably earlier, as this house belonged to the Scropes of Bolton Castle in the C14 and C15, and then to the Thorntons in the C16 and C17. Rubble, stone slate roof. T-shaped plan, with rear projecting range. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Plinth. Central oak board door in weathered architrave with keystone. 16-pane sash windows in weathered architraves. On ground floor to right, 6-pane fire-window and, above it, a blocked small 2-light mullion fire-window. Remains of other mullion windows. Coped gable to left. Large stepped chimney-stack to right. East (left) return of rear wing: 2 2-light double-chamfered mullion windows. Interior: late C18 doors and window shutters. In the house body, to right of door, C17 panelling with frieze, oak beams and joists, all said to have been brought from Pendragon Castle; moulded plaster reveal inside blocked mullion window; fireplace with segmental-arched lintel incised as if with joggled voussoirs, and salt and spice boxes. Leading off the house body, spiral oak staircase, formerly of stone. In the parlour, to left of door, fireplace with C18 eared architrave, and C17 plaster frieze with acorns and pomegranates between moulded base and cornice. In rear service wing, beehive oven and huge bressumer, formerly for a firehood. On the first floor, a partition with plastered reed infill, and splat balusters to landing. Hartley M and Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979). North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings, Report No 912.

Listing NGR: SD9475391059


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Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Hartley, M, Ingilby, J, Yorkshire Village, (1979)
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in Report Number 912, ()

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