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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: 1131269



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ravensworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322835

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NZ 1407-1507 RAVENSWORTH WHASHTON ROAD (north side)

16/134 Tofta House



Farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17 with later alterations. Rubble, Welsh slate roofs. T-shaped plan with central rear range; 3 storeys now 2; 4 bays to front elevation. Coursed rubble, much of first 2 bays constructed of ashlar stones robbed from Ravensworth Castle (qv). Quoins. In second bay, C20 part-glazed 6-panel door in ashlar surround. Sash windows with glazing bars with projecting sills and deep stone lintels: to left and right of ground-floor window in first bay, part-surrounds of mullion windows. Shaped kneelers, moulded ashlar coping. Stacks at ends and between second and third bays, that to left end corniced, the other 2 with brickwork at top, that to right end partly external. Rear of rear wing: quoins, shaped kneelers, moulded coping, gable stack; left return of rear wing has blocked second-floor 2-light chamfered mullion window. Left return: mainly of reused medieval ashlar; ground- and first-floor fire windows, with blocked ashlar surrounds. Right return: blocked chamfered first-floor window to right of stack; shuttered loft opening to left of stack. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 629.

Listing NGR: NZ1429307832

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report, , Vol. 629, ()

National Grid Reference: NZ 14293 07832


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