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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: 1302197



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coverham with Agglethorpe


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321765

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10/16 Garth Cottage 13/2/67 GV II*

Abbey guesthouse, now house. C16 and C19, perhaps around medieval core. Rubble, with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. East elevation: central studded board door in stone surround with straight-sided pointed arch, and ogee-section chamfer. Stepped hoodmould containing letters "IHC" and Latin inscription flanked by eagle and letter "A" with rosettes, leaves and pomegranates. To left, part-glazed door in chamfered doorcase. Three corbels formerly supporting lean-to roof of cloister. First-floor: mullion windows of 2, 1 and 2 lights. West elevation: ground floor: 9-light chamfered mullion and transom window with trefoiled semi- circular heads to lights in double-chamfered hoodmould; slightly projecting bay with 6-pane sash window below head of 3-light trefoil headed window under cavetto hoodmould. First floor: 5-light, 2-light and 4-light chamfered-mullion windows under ovolo hoodmoulds; that to right with labels. Stacks at left end and between bays 1 and 2. Interior: large window has ovolo section to opening overall; large ashlar fireplace, chamfered, with segmental arch and cyma recta section hoodmould. VCH i, p.216.

Listing NGR: SE1058886369

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 216

National Grid Reference: SE 10585 86383


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