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Townhead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Austwick, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1152 / 54°6'54"N

Longitude: -2.3537 / 2°21'13"W

OS Eastings: 376977

OS Northings: 468874

OS Grid: SD769688

Mapcode National: GBR DN0V.7K

Mapcode Global: WH955.TTDK

Entry Name: Townhead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1958

Last Amended: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324041

Location: Austwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, LA2

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Austwick

Built-Up Area: Austwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Austwick The Epiphany

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 76 NE
(east side)
Townhead Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
20.2.58 Town Head House)
Farmhouse. Late C17 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Pebbledash, stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Formerly U plan, with courtyard infilled by
continuous outshut. Garden front: 2 storeys, double fronted. Central entrance
has moulded late C17 surround and decorated lintel; late-C19 door. 2-C19 two-light
flat-faced mullioned windows per storey, sashes; continuous hoodmould to ground
floor which indicates the position of 4-C17 windows prior to the C19 alte-
rations. Above entrance is slate sundial dated 1880. Central gabled full dormer
has reset C17 three chamfered mullioned stepped lights; stepped hoodmould.
Kneelers to dormer gable. Gable end and central ridge stacks. Left-hand wing
fronting street contains 3-light chamfered window at ground level and similar
but double chamfered window to upper floor. Interior: central dog-leg staircase,
closed string, turned balusters, grip handrail.

Listing NGR: SD7697768874

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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