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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: 1150584



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Stainley with Sleningford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331113

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3/109 Middle Parks Farmhouse The list description should be amended to read:

Farmhouse. C14 or C15, with C16 addition, early C18 and mid C19 encasing and minor C20 additions and alterations. Timber framing, encased with limestone ashlar, red brick in English bond and rubble walling. Westmorland slate roof. L-shaped plan, two storeys, each wing with three bays. South elevation has advanced wing to right with early C18 brick encasing to side walls with first floor bands and C16 end wall which has ashlar ground floor and brick first floor with stone dressings and quoins. Ground floor has central recessed and chamfered mullion window with three round headed lights and hoodmould, first floor has recessed and chamfered surround with hoodmould and 3-light side sliding glazing bar sash. Recessed wing to west has C19 porch in angle and scattered C20 fenestration. East elevation has four panel door to left of centre with blind window over. Three 16 pane sashes to ground floor below flat brick arches, three four pane sashes over. Hipped roofs, gableted to eastern wing with large brick ridge stacks to either wing and external brick stack to rear of east wing. Interior has four pairs of substantial timber posts to each wing, mostly with side braces and with large cambered tie beams. Roof of west range has 8 collared common rafters with smoke blackening on those next to the C17 brick stack, east wing also has common rafter roof with hips to either end. Floors in east range incorporate many grooved partition studs. Plain dogleg staircase through two floors on carriage planks with C20 balusters and newels, probably in original position at north-west junction of two wings. South room to ground floor of east range has C17 plasterwork ceiling with ribwork panels decorated with pendents and roses, and moulded cornice to east and west sides, also arched fireplace with broken pedimented overmantle. Similar fireplace in room over with plaster shields in cartouches. Early C18 2-light timber mullion window to northern first floor room in east range and early C19 fireplace. History: The site of one of the Archbishop of Yorks hunting lodges in Ripon Park. Unoccupied at time of re-survey.



3/109 Middle Parks Farmhouse

22.2.82 - II*

House. C16 with C19 alterations. Red brick, English bond, and rubble with ashlar remains of earlier structure; Westmorland slate roof. L-shaped plan with rear wing. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows on east front, one blocked. 4-panel door to left of centre, blind window above. 16-pane sashes to ground floor, 4-pane side-sliding sashes to first floor. Projecting band of 3 courses of brick at first-floor level. Hipped roof with gablets. Large ridge stack above door and external stack to right gable. Rear (west): central lean-to porch in angle between projecting wing and main block. Left (south) gable: ashlar ground floor with mullioned window of 3 round-headed lights under a hood-mould. First floor: brick, with stone window surround; 3-light side-sliding sash with glazing bars; hood-mould. Lean-to additions to rear wing, not of special interest. Interior: south room of main block has C16 plaster ceiling with pendants and roses. The fireplace in this room has an overmantle with large broken segmental pediment. Another fireplace is said in the previous list description to have an overmantle decorated with 2 panels bearing escutcheons, framed by broken pilasters. The house probably occupies the site of one of the hunting lodges in the Archbishop of York's Ripon Park. It was unoccupied at the time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE3019675084

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National Grid Reference: SE 30196 75084


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