Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149839

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1966



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

Parish: Plompton

National Grid Reference: SE 36192 53729


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5/239 Plompton High Grange 15.3.66 GV II

Farmhouse and barn, now houses and offices. c1760 by John Carr for Daniel Lascelles, with C19 extensions and mid C20 conversions. Coursed pink gritstone, stone slate roof. The group can be divided into 3 parts: far right - 2-storey main building composed of 3-window central block flanked by projecting 1-bay wings. To left - 2-storey, 3-bay addition. Left again - 2-storey gable end of former barn. Facades: main building - quoins. Central block: central sash window with glazing bars flanked by unusual windows of 3 round-head lights, the central light taller than the side lights. Similar, lower windows to first floor. C20 glazed doors in flanking bays with C20 porch left; 6-pane sash windows above, all in pointed-arched recess. Projecting convex band at first-floor sill level. Dentilled eaves cornice and blocking course. Hipped roofs to central block and right wing, pyramid roof to left wing. Ashlar ridge stacks. Right return: 3 bays, the left bay similar to front; 2-bay addition to right with sash windows with glazing bars, C20 lean-to addition on ground floor. 3-bay addition to left of main buildings: 16-pane windows to ground and first floors, projecting convex band at first-floor sill level, hipped roof. Former barn at far left: C20 glazed double doors, centre, with cruciform vent above, in tall pointed-arched recess. Flanking narrow 10-light windows with C20 circular windows in original quartrefoil recesses above. Convex projecting band at eaves level and battlemented gable parapet. Left return: orignal features of barn include central cart entrance (blocked) and external steps to right. C20 fenestration. This group originally comprised a central block linked to 2 barns by flanking walls. It was designed by John Carr as a landscape feature and is a rare example of Carr's Gothick style. The barn and flanking wall to the south of the house have been demolished since 1966. R B Wragg, "John Carr: Gothic Revivalist" in W A Singleton (Ed) Studies in Architectural History, Volume II, pp 9-34.

Listing NGR: SE3619253729


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Legacy System number: 330910

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Singleton, WA, Studies in Architectural History9-34

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