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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: 1139682



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


District: Redcar and Cleveland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Loftus


Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60226

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LOFTUS SOUTH TOWN LANE NZ 71 NW (off west side), Loftus. 1/66 Handale Abbey Farmhouse. 20.1.67 G.V. II Farmhouse,mid C18. Remains of Cistercian Priory founded 1133 possibly incorporated in wing and outhouse adjoining right. Dressed sandstone with chamfered plinth. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins on ground floor of wing and outhouse. Clay pantile roofs with stone ridge and gable copings, moulded kneelers and rebuilt brick end stacks. 2 storeys, 2 windows. Central 6-panel door with panelled mock fanlight in timber modillioned open-pedimented Roman doorcase. 20-pane sash windows on ground floor under plain lintels below double-keyed lintels. Tripartite sashes with glazing bars, keyed lintels and painted sills on first floor. Single-bay right wing has tripartite sash windows with glazing bars, keyed lintels and painted sills. Single-storey outhouse adjoining right end of wing has 2 square openings with altered glazing and mid C20 sliding door to right. Garret lights with sashes in left return of farmhouse and right return of wing. Rear elevation of farmhouse and wing show pent extensions in keeping. Interior of farmhouse: early C19 reeded doorcases with paterae at angles and 6-panel doors. Dado rail and elliptical-arched alcove in rear wall of dining room. Panelled shutters. Lean-to wing adjoining rear of outhouse and farm outbuildings to north-west are too much altered to be of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ7253915681

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National Grid Reference: NZ 72539 15681


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