HIGHTHORNE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1150762

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: HIGHTHORNE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HIGHTHORNE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton (District Authority)

Parish: Husthwaite

National Grid Reference: SE 51420 74410

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Details

HUSTHWAITE - SE 57 SW 5/44 Highthorne 28.2.52 - II

Manor house. C16 with extensive c1900 alterations and additions and c1950 reconstruction. Early work for the Goulton family. Brown and grey coursed sandstone, clay interlocking tile roofs. Complex plan, main range of 2 storeys and 3 first-floor windows, with cross-wing projecting forward to right of 2 storeys and loft, and having been extended to rear c1900. Main range: walls mainly C16; chamfered offset plinth; C20 stepped-buttress to left, perhaps representing removal of further section of original building; central C20 hard- wood door in C16 deeply-chamfered segmental-arched surround; C20 mullion-and- transom windows, of 4-lights with hood moulds on ground floor, on the first- floor a central 2-light window is flanked by 3-light windows; C16 moulded cornice; C20 shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left; C20 brick stack to right. Cross-wing: old stonework chamfered plinth, the rest C20 grey sandstone; on ground and first-floors, a 10-light mullion-and-transom window, with king mullions between 3rd and 4th, 7th and 8th lights, first-floor string; in gable, C16 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with C16 dripmould and C20 cornice, and above that a C16 oval window set in diamond-shaped panel with gabled hood mould; C20 shaped kneelers and coping to gable with C16 finial. Rear of main range: 3 gabled bays in brick, that nearest cross-wing C16, having two C20 case- ment windows on ground and first-floors, brick string, C16 keyed ashlar surround to oculus in gable, C16 circular brick chimney to left, moulded coping and C16 finial; next bay has C20 reconstruction of staircase window. Left return: all C20 stonework, with 2-storey porch and Tudor-style openings. Right return: all c1900; brick to ground floor, timber-framed to first floor. The place is described as "High Tun" in the Domesday Book. There was a fire in 1942 when soldiers were billeted here, and a good staircase and panelling are said to have been destroyed.

Listing NGR: SE5142074410

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 332754

Legacy System: LBS

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