Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1148707

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Fylingdales


National Grid Reference: NZ 94405 04935


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FYLINGDALES CHURCH LANE NZ 9404 Fylingthorpe (east side, off) 18/54 6.10.69 Thorpe Hall

- II* House, 1680 dated over door, with extensions dated 1835 and 1844 in similar style. Coursed, tooled sandstone, the later part more neatly tooled, with flush quoins; rubble north-east bay. Welsh slate roofs; stone copings, and ridges on older part; tile ridges on extensions; brick stacks on stone bases. Old house rectangular plan of 2 parallel ranges; 1835 addition incorporates an earlier building in another parallel range extended to south with south-east porch. The 1844 addition is a separate parallel east range linked to the porch. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front: 3 bays. Central 6-panel Tudor-headed door, upper panels glazed in chamfered doorway with inscription FAVSYD AD 1680 and Farsyde arms, possible recut. Flanking 3-light double-chamfered mullioned windows, with leaded glazing on both floors. One-light window above door. Continuous drip strings above both floors. Small central gable with double-chamfered slit. This and end gables have stone copings and small gabled kneelers. Right return 2 gabled bays, the left slightly wider, with 3-and 2-light similar windows; 2-light attic windows. Projecting to right the 1835 gabled bay, dated in sunk panel with Farsyde arms. Similar but 4-light windows. Right narrow porch bay holds half-glazed door with flattened Tudor head, 3-light window above and gable slit. Far right projecting similar 1844 wing. Left return of original house similar to right return. Central stack on ridge linking the 2 ranges. Heraldic glass in first-floor left window. To left a bay with axis at right-angles: 3 storeys, the lower 2 storeys possibly once an outbuilding, the top floor of late C18 appearance; windows similar to 1835 part. Door on left return . Deeply-recessed narrow linking bay has studded door under Farsyde and another coats of arms. Far left 1844 range (dated over opening on rear elevation) has C20 replaced stone-mullioned windows. Rear elevation openings mostly altered. Interior has tasteful decoration of early C20 including much oak wainscoting, some old but imported, some reproduction; and reproduction staircase. Lean-to added on rear is not of special interest.

House of the North York Moors. RCHM 1987, p.37 and passim, Harrison & Hutton, op. cit. pp. 113,235.

Listing NGR: NZ9440504935


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Legacy System number: 327707

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Books and journals
Houses of the North York Moors, (1987), 37
Harrison, B, Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, (1984), 113, 235

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