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Cowl House and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bransdale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3623 / 54°21'44"N

Longitude: -1.0534 / 1°3'12"W

OS Eastings: 461604

OS Northings: 496726

OS Grid: SE616967

Mapcode National: GBR PK2Z.QZ

Mapcode Global: WHF95.SMK3

Entry Name: Cowl House and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328842

Location: Bransdale, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Bransdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkbymoorside All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 69 NW
(west side)
3/5 Cowl House and attached
House and attached barn, loose boxes and stables. 1745 on datestone, with
early C19 extensions; house raised and remodelled c1830. For William
Garbutt. House of hammer-dressed sandstone, partly on rubble footings,
extension of herringbone-tooled sandstone; outbuildings of tooled and
squared sandstone. Pantile roofs. House originally central-entry plan,
later extended to left to link with detached barn; range of loose boxes and
stables added to right. 2-storey, 3-window house front, with 2-storey,
single-window extension to left; 1½ storey barn further to left, on rising
ground; l½-storey range to right. Renewed 4-panel door beneath divided
overlight to house, in chamfered openings with flush quoins; chamfered
lintel inscribed "WG:1745" above. Windows are large pane horizontal sliding
sashes with stone sills, 3-light to ground floor and 2-light to first floor.
Blocked fire window to end left. Jambs of ground-floor openings exhibit
traces of chevron tooling; window lintels are vertically-tooled
replacements. Extension has 2 board doors with 2-light, large-pane
horizontal sliding sash to centre and similar window above, both with stone
sills. Tooled wedge lintels to ground-floor openings. Portions of earlier
diagonally-tooled lintels reused in masonry to left. Coped gable and shaped
kneeler to right. End stacks to house and centre stack to extension, all
with coved caps. Barn: board door with roughly tooled lintel, flanked by
ventilation slits; pitching hole to first floor right. Coped gable and
kneeler to left. Range to right: 3 doorways, one now blocked by 6-pane
pivoting window, one with replacement stable door, all with roughly-tooled
lintels. Square pitching hole with shutter to right. Interior of house.
Ground floor, room to left: chamfered beam and joists, the beam with run-out
stops. Stone chimney-piece with plain jambs, coved imposts, flat lintel and
fine moulded dentilled timber shelf. Extension: first-floor room has
fireplaces with plain stone surround and shelf, with round-arch basket
grate. Interior of barn: one upper cruck truss with crossed apex survives
to left of door.

Listing NGR: SE6160496726

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

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