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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: 1131608



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Austwick


Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324041

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AUSTWICK TOWNHEAD LANE SD 76 NE (east side) 8/35 Townhead Farmhouse (formerly listed as 20.2.58 Town Head House) GV II Farmhouse. Late C17 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Pebbledash, stone dressings, stone slate roof. Formerly U plan, with courtyard infilled by continuous outshut. Garden front: 2 storeys, double fronted. Central entrance has moulded late C17 surround and decorated lintel; late-C19 door. 2-C19 two-light flat-faced mullioned windows per storey, sashes; continuous hoodmould to ground floor which indicates the position of 4-C17 windows prior to the C19 alte- rations. Above entrance is slate sundial dated 1880. Central gabled full dormer has reset C17 three chamfered mullioned stepped lights; stepped hoodmould. Kneelers to dormer gable. Gable end and central ridge stacks. Left-hand wing fronting street contains 3-light chamfered window at ground level and similar but double chamfered window to upper floor. Interior: central dog-leg staircase, closed string, turned balusters, grip handrail.

Listing NGR: SD7697768874

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National Grid Reference: SD 76977 68874


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