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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: 1301990



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Witton


Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321846

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13/98 Chantry House

- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1766, possibly earlier in core. For Clarkson family. Rubble, artificial slate roof, stone slate roof to wing. T-shaped plan, main range facing south-west, with rear wing at right angles. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Quoins. In bay 3, C20 projecting gabled porch over part-glazed door in ashlar surround with waved top to lintel and inscription on fascia C "17IA66". C20 sash windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings. End stacks. Left return shows older, lower roofline. Right return has blocked single-light window in gable. South-east side of rear range: round-headed landing window with thick glazing bars, radial at top, in ashlar surround with imposts and keystone; 2 bays of sash windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping to right. Stacks between bays 1 and 2 and at end right. Interior: squat doors of six fielded panels, staircase with turned balusters. The house is believed to have formed a cell of Jervaulx Abbey. In 1720, the house called Chantry was licensed as a place of meeting for Quakers. VCH i, p. 287; H. Speight, Romantic Richmondshire (1897), p. 413.

Listing NGR: SE0550888046

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 287
Speight, H, Romantic Richmondshire, (1897), 413

National Grid Reference: SE 05508 88046


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