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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: 1150306



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newby with Mulwith

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331783

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2/26 Mulwith Farmhouse

- II

House. Mid C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered, purple slates, stone foundations. 2 storeys, 3 bays with rear outshut and wing. A 6-panel door between bays 1 and 2; restored 16-pane windows in flush wood architraves. End stacks. Interior: the door opens into a narrow hall- passage with C18 moulded ceiling cornice and round arch. The central room has a chamfered spine beam; the partition wall between central and third bay removed in mid C20 and the fine built-in cupboards which formed part of the walling were repositioned against the hall-passage wall. The cupboards have a central double-door unit of 6 fielded panels, drawers beneath. The doors cover curved display shelves and are flanked by further cupboard and drawer units. Bay 3: a cyma stop to chamfered ceiling beam. A plaque over the front door (erected c1980) records that Mary Ward was born at Mulwith in 1585. She founded a Roman Catholic order of nuns which she intended to be the first active and unenclosed Order in the church's history. Her small community visited Mulwith or Newby before settling at Heworth near York. Fr H Aveling, "The Catholic Recusants of the W R Yorks", Proc Leeds Phil and Lit Soc X Pt VI, Sep 1963, p 238.

Listing NGR: SE3639766717

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Leeds Philological and Literature Society' in September Part Seven, , Vol. 10, (1963), 238
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 36397 66717


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