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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
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SE 48142 82697


SUTTON-UNDER-WHITESTONECLIFFE CROSS HILL SE 4882 - 4982 (EAST SIDE) 10/34 2/11/70 PAPER MILL COTTAGE (Formerly listed as Mount Pleasant) - II House. Early C16 or earlier with early Cl7 and later alterations and additions and c1980 restoration. Timber frame, nibblestone and brick; pantile roof (probably originally an open hall with rear aisle; floor and stacks inserted). 2 Storeys, 4 bays. West front: nibblestone dwarf wall supports close-studded timber frame, rendered on ground floor. C20 board door to bay 2 with small window to its right. Other windows are C20 2- or 3-light side-sliding sashes mostly in former openings. Timber frame on 1st floor has wall plate spliced at either side of bay 1 and removed from part of bay 2, mid rail higher in bay 3, and braces from the two left-hand posts to the eaves plate. Roof hipped at right end. Brick stack at left end and to ridge over door. Left return is of stone with quoins on right; right return of brick on nibblestone base; rear aisle clad in later brick. Interior: timber frame survives well having 4 trusses with jowelled posts braced to wall plates and tie beams (some braces now removed); sooted rafters probably indicating an original open hall; and early Cl7 groove-decorated plank and muntin panelling on both floors between the central and right-hand cells. The central room has: an Inglenook with salt cupboard, chamfered bressummer and cyma-stopped chamfered headpost on padstone; renewed timber-framing of front wall revealed in inglenook; and chamfered joists. Left-hand room has: another large inglenook with spice cupboard, cambered broach-stopped bressummer headpost and recreated aisle wall; and moulded joists. Panelling has been removed fromn the rear of the lst-floor right-hand bays and a wattle and daub partition wall from between the two lst-floor left-hand bays. The roof was formerly thatched. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group, Report No. 75.

Listing NGR: SE4814282697


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'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report, , Vol. 75, ()


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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