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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: 1301801



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newbiggin


Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Apr-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322599

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NEWBIGGIN VILLAGE STREET SD 9885-9985 (south side) 14/117 Browns's House (formerly listed as Cowshed at Town End Farm) 25.3.69 GV II

House, now cow house, and outbuilding under 1 roof. Dated 1670, with later alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows to south elevation. Ground floor, from left: chamfered round-arched fire window; blocked 3-light double-chamfered mullion window; blocked 4-light double-chamfered mullion window with central king mullion and dripstone; blocked 2-light double-chamfered mullion window; inserted stable door; blocked 2-light double-chamfered mullion window with dripstone. First floor: 3-light double-chamfered mullion windows with dripstones, each with a mullion missing. Stacks at ends and between second and third first-floor windows. Rear: window in part-blocked ashlar quoined chamfered doorway with triangular soffit to lintel, and on lintel recessed panel with raised characters "GIH" "1670" and decorative motif of crossed knives, possibly symbols of a butcher's trade. The Browns were the last family to live in the house. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report No 177.

Listing NGR: SD9962485493

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Books and journals
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report, , Vol. 177, ()

National Grid Reference: SD 99624 85493


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