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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: 1149827



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Markington with Wallerthwaite

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 330980

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5/59 Park House

6.3.57 - II

Farmhouse. C17 and 1810. Coursed squared gritstone and coursed gritstone rubble, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays. South front: bay to right is remnant of a C17 house, the left 2 bays and the third storey overall is a rebuild of 1810. Quoins to left. C20 6-panel door between bays to left has sawn stone surround and a date stone above inscribed 'T. Athorpe Esqr 1810'. A large stone above has a carving in relief of a shield with lion rampant. Flanking and first-floor windows have 16-pane C20 pivoting frames in sawn stone surrounds. Bay to right has cross-window to ground and first floor, both considerably restored. Kneeler and gable coping to left; roof hipped to right. Stacks to right end and centre. Rear: C20 porch with large external stack to left, C19 and C20 windows to right. Left return: stone steps up to door in gable. Right return: central C20 door with almost flat-arched chamfered stone lintel and jambs, weathered datestone set into top of lintel. Corbelled base of external stack to first-floor fireplace above the door. To right: 3-light recessed mullion and transom window, a 2- light and a single-light mullioned window to first floor, and a 16-pane window to second floor. Interior: ground floor, restored C20, has open fireplace with cambered arch of voussoirs (restored) in room to left. The second floor was built as a storage chamber with access from the external stairs at the west end. The roof is divided by 5 oak trusses, the timbers of slight scantling and thickened at the joints. The tie beam has a king- post supporting a collar with another post above, and 3 diagonal braces extend from king posts to principal rafters which carry 4 sets of purlins. An excellent closely-dated roof. B Harrison and B Hutton, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, 1984 p 181. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report Number 40 (1975).

Listing NGR: SE2668767663

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Harrison, B, Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, (1984), 181
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in Report Number 40, (1975)

National Grid Reference: SE 26687 67663


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