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Low Farmhouse 2 Farm Cottages and Adjoining Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainton and Thornton, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5167 / 54°31'0"N

Longitude: -1.2618 / 1°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 447885

OS Northings: 513737

OS Grid: NZ478137

Mapcode National: GBR MJM6.MN

Mapcode Global: WHD75.LQCT

Plus Code: 9C6WGP8Q+M7

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse 2 Farm Cottages and Adjoining Outbuildings

Listing Date: 23 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59851

Location: Stainton and Thornton, Middlesbrough, TS8

County: Middlesbrough

Civil Parish: Stainton and Thornton

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Stainton-in-Cleveland St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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NZ 41 SE (4713) THORNTON east side.

5/129 No 2 (Low Farmhouse)
2 farm cottages
23.6.66 and adjoining
- II
Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Kell Gate. Farmhouse, mid/late C17, altered
c.1800. Early/mid C18 farm cottages, byre and stable adjoining left and
right, with mid-C19 extensions. Farmhouse and cottages now one house.
Brick, in English garden wall bond, with sandstone dressings. Rear and left
return of farmhouse rendered. Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings,
shaped kneelers and rebuilt brick end stacks with stone dogtooth-moulded
caps. Clay pantiles on cottages and outbuildings. 2 storeys, 3 bays
defined by narrow pilaster strips rising from hollow-chamfered plinth.
Central Victorian 6-panel door and overlight. All openings enlarged and
surrounds added c.1800; architraves under bolection-moulded frieze and
pediments, semicircular in middle bay, segmental in first-floor end bays,
and with scrolls on first floor. Traces of original hoodmoulds flank window
heads. Early C20 casements. Steeply-pitched roof has 3 small skylights.
Lower left 2-storey 1-window cottage, entered from rear. Horizontal sash
window with glazing bars, on ground floor; fixed-light first floor window.
Lower 1-storey left byre has chevron-pattern breathers left of blocked door.
Lower left extension. Right 1-storey, 2 window cottage, has horizontal sash
windows with glazing bars, in altered openings. Slightly lower right stable
and cart shed. Rear of farmhouse shows central staircase wing and
horizontal sash windows with glazing bars. INTERIOR: early C19 dogleg
staircase with stick balusters, turned newels, moulded handrail and shaped
tread ends. Moulded handrail on wall. Panelled doors in wood architraves,
on ground floor. Farm outbuildings east of farmhouse are not of special
interest. Architraves and pediments possibly re-used from C17 Thornton
Hall, demolished c.1800.

Listing NGR: NZ4788513737

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