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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: 1150636



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bilsdale Midcable


Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1990

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 333067

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BILSDALE MIDCABLE B 1257 East side SE 59 SE 18/9 Spout House (formerly listed 23/6/66 as outbuilding to north-west of Sun Inn) I House, for many years the Sun Inn, now restored and open to public. C16, altered in C17, C18 and later. Coursed roughly-squared sandstone walls, possibly replacing timber framing. Thatched roof with stone stacks. Longhouse plan with later rear extensions. 1 storey and attic, 3½ bays, the half bay being a northward extension of the forehouse. Boarded door in through-passage position in right bay, rebuilt probably in later C17. Restored Yorkshire sash to right; small 2-light window under eaves. In centre bay a 5-light stepped and chamfered mullioned and transomed window, and in left bay a 4-light similar window without transom, both brought from elsewhere, possibly Helmsley Castle. In left return a small round- headed window, with depressed spandrels and a 2-light similar attic window, probably also insertions. Stacks in hearth position and at right end. Small window under eaves above centre bay. Rear elevation blank at left, but for through-passage door. Rear forehouse wall rebuilt in C18 and projecting cellar extension added at right. Interior: forehouse shows open fireplace with fire beam, heck and attached settle; C18 enclosed hearth built within, and C19 cast-iron range inserted, with peat slab and reckon. Chamfered beams and old joists. In downhouse (converted to parlour) rough longitudinal beam with narrowly-chamfered joists; and early C19 inserted fireplace. Small original parlour has dog-leg stair to parlour chamber. Dairy, behind parlour, has stone steps down to lower cellar. Upstairs there are 2 built-in beds in the parlour chamber and chamber over the forehouse - a later addition as shown by smoke-blackening on roof. 2 pairs cruck trusses with high saddle, massive ridge piece and low collar (making awkward doorway). 1 level of stout purlins. An exceptionally well preserved survival.

Listing NGR: SE5743693569

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National Grid Reference: SE5743693569


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