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Latitude: 54.3222 / 54°19'19"N
Longitude: -2.2385 / 2°14'18"W
OS Eastings: 384582
OS Northings: 491871
OS Grid: SD845918
Mapcode National: GBR DLTG.5C
Mapcode Global: WHB5D.LM7D
Entry Name: Rigg House
Listing Date: 25 March 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132007
English Heritage Legacy ID: 323166
Location: High Abbotside, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: High Abbotside
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
HIGH ABBOTSIDE A 684
SD 89 SW
(north side) (Cotter Riggs)
6/142 Rigg House
House. Mid-late C18. Rubble, stone slate roof. L-shaped plan, 2 storeys,
5 bays. South elevation: central 3 bays a segmental bow. Left bay of
coursed watershot rubble, 9-panel door on ground floor, sash window with
glazing bars above. Central 3 bays have sash windows with glazing bars on
ground floor, sash windows with glazing bars and ogee heads on first floor.
Bay to right a derelict outbuilding, with coach house entered from rear on
ground floor: quoins to right, 1 window opening on each floor. Stacks at
ends and between bays 1 and 2, 4 and 5. Tall staircase window in left
return. The birthplace of Sir William Hillary (1771-1847), equerry to the
Duke of Sussex, created baronet 1805, and founder of the Royal National
Lifeboat Institution in 1824.
Listing NGR: SD8458291871
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