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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: 1131392



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thoralby


Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322624

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THORALBY WESTFIELD LANE SD 98 NE (west side) 1/141 Littleburn 25.3.69 GV II

House. Late C18 - early C19, with earlier origins. For the Lords Rokeby. Coursed rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. Rusticated ashlar quoins. Central part-glazed door in ashlar architrave with consoles supporting cornice. 8-pane casement windows in ashlar architraves. Shaped kneelers, moulded ashlar coping. Corniced end stacks. Rear: ground-floor from left: sash window with glazing bars in architrave; 2-light chamfered mullion window; 3-light chamfered mullion window; part-glazed door in surround with chamfered jambs. First floor, from left: 3-light double- chamfered mullion window; round-arched landing window with imposts and keystone; chamfered mullion-and-transom window; 3-light double-chamfered mullion window. The home of the Lords Rokeby, including the 4th Lord Rokeby, who wrote a drama, "John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough", published in Leyburn. Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, (1890), p 345.

Listing NGR: SD9944786299

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bulmer, T, History Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, (1890), 345

National Grid Reference: SD 99447 86299


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