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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: 1301140



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stainforth


Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324372

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STAINFORTH SHERWOOD BROW SD 86 NW 2/30 Sherwood House Farmhouse 20.2.58 GV II Farmhouse. Dated 1703 with late C18 alterations. Slobbered rubble, stone dressings. Stone slate roof. Direct entry plan. 2 storeys 4 bays. Late C18 entrance in third bay has plain surround or milled stone and gabled slate hood; 4 panel door. To right is ground floor 3-light window with flat faced recessed mullions; above is a dated former doorhead with initials RAT (Robert Anthony Twistleton of Winskill) within a triangular panel which marks the position of the early C18 entrance. On the extreme left are two 2-light double chamfered mullioned windows with a continuous dripmould which rises over the 1703 datestones. Four similar 2-light windows on upper floor. All have C20 casements. Central ridge stack, and left hand gable end ridge stack. Right-hand gable end ridge stack projects and rests on two stone slate corbels. Interior: massive inglenook fireplace (now blocked) with 14 joggled voussoirs and decorated keystone inscribed 1 30. Source: North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group report 546.

Listing NGR: SD8136968667

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SD 81369 68667


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