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Canons Garth and Doorway and Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2473 / 54°14'50"N

Longitude: -1.0619 / 1°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 461224

OS Northings: 483923

OS Grid: SE612839

Mapcode National: GBR PM0B.W6

Mapcode Global: WHF9R.NHJR

Entry Name: Canons Garth and Doorway and Walls

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 18 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328271

Location: Helmsley, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Helmsley

Built-Up Area: Helmsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(east side)

10/45 Canons' Garth and
doorway and walls
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
Church Street)
- II*

House. Late C14 with C17 and late C19 additions and restoration and C20
restoration. Timber framing, sandstone rubble, plain tiles, stone
tiles, stone stacks. C14 hall with evidence of former aisle to rear,
with C17 cross wing to left, lean-to extension to extreme left and 1889
cross wing with extension to right. Former cross passage in left-hand
wing replaced by C17 central porch entry rebuilt in 1975. Ground floor
and hall underbuilt in stone with close studded timber framing to all
gables and first floor of wings and porch. C19 casement windows
throughout. Steeply pitched roof with gable to left encroached upon by
later cross wing. Stacks to left and at rear of left-hand cross wing,
right-hand ridge stack to hall and on extreme right-hand extension.
Interior: hall fireplace with massive bressumer and 9 studs above backed
on to by second fireplace now in 1889 chapel. Possible salt box in
stone wall in passage. C17 inserted ceiling in hall with step chamfered
cross beam. Medieval floor tiles from Rievaulx Abbey on floor of 1889
Chapel. C16 moulded stone fireplace from Helmsley Castle in 1889 study.
Complex C14 roof structure to hall with double tie beam, crown post and
multiple struts. Doorway and walls to front of property. Mc Donnell
(ed), History of Helmsley, Rievaulx and District, 1963; 'North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report', No 24.

Listing NGR: SE6122483923

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