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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: 1157712



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirby Hill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Dec-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322763

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17/62 West Cottage, West Hall and Chaytor Cottage (formerly listed as House 4.2.69 known as West End)


House, now divided into 3. Probably early C17. Rubble, stone slate roofs. irregular T-shaped plan with wing projecting to front left, 2 storeys plus loft, 1½ cells and 4 cells. Double-chamfered mullion windows. East front (facing green): quoins to right. Ground floor, from left: 2-light window; scar of former doorway; part-glazed 6-panel door in quoined ashlar doorcase with triangular soffit to lintel and stop-chamfered ogee-moulding on arris (to West Hall); C20 three-light window; C20 three-light window and C20 single-storey gabled porch with C20 part-glazed door (Chaytor Cottage). First floor, from left: 2-light window; 3-light window; two C20 windows of 3 and 2 lights. Large stack to left of door, smaller stack between second and third windows, C20 stack at right end. At far left end, to left of wing, ground-floor vent and first-floor single-light window, both blocked. In east gable end of south-east wing, ground-floor sash window with glazing bars (formerly entrance to village shop), and blocked first-floor window. Rear: Chaytor Cottage (to left) much altered in C20; to West Hall, on ground floor, 2-light window to extreme right, blocked fire window in centre, and parts of other mullion windows; on first floor, four 2-light windows with dripmoulds. Left return of main range (West Hall): quoins; on ground and first floors, a C20 three-light window, and in gable an original 3-light window with outer lights blocked; moulded coping and corniced apex stack. To right, inserted link between main range and West Cottage, has side- sliding sash window below round-arched landing window with brick reveal below head of 2-light mullion window, and above it a double-chamfered single-light window formerly to upper flights of stairs leading to loft. Further to right (West Cottage): plinth; quoins, ground floor, from left, inserted window, leaved part-glazed doors in chamfered ashlar surround with high chamfer stops and triangular soffit to lintel, 3-light window, blocked fire window, first floor, two 2-light windows, with similar window blocked to left and blocked fire window to right; moulded ashlar coping to right; end stacks, that to right large and stepped. Right return of south-east wing: quoins to West Cottage; to left on each floor a blocked 2-light window; to right on each floor a smaller 2-light,window. Further to right (link to West Hall): on each floor a 2-light window. Interior (West Hall): in ground-floor room to left of centre, on right wall, an ashlar fireplace, stop-chamfered and with triangular soffit to lintel, and next to it the opening for a fire window and stop-chamfered beams and joists; in ground- floor room to right of centre, on rear wall, a large ashlar fireplace with triangular soffit to lintel withn straight-headed chamfer, stopped, and with roughly stop-chamfered beams. On first floor, room to left of centre has ashlar fireplace with ogee section to chamfer, and moulded plaster cornice; backing onto last, central room with a chamfered ashlar straight-headed fireplace; in room to right of centre, on rear wall, a chamfered ashlar fireplace with monolithic lintel with triangular soffit. Curved-principal roof trusses. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 718.

Listing NGR: NZ1396106570

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report, , Vol. 718, ()

National Grid Reference: NZ 13956 06559


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