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Baxby Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Husthwaite, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1699 / 54°10'11"N

Longitude: -1.2166 / 1°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 451243

OS Northings: 475186

OS Grid: SE512751

Mapcode National: GBR MNY6.FY

Mapcode Global: WHD8Y.8GY3

Plus Code: 9C6W5Q9M+X9

Entry Name: Baxby Manor

Listing Date: 12 March 1980

Last Amended: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332755

Location: Husthwaite, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Husthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coxwold St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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SE 5075-5175 5
(north end)
Baxby Manor (formerly
12.3.80 listed as Baxby Manor

Farmhouse. c1300 3-bay range, with inserted fire stack and cross-wing to right
added c1600; encased in stone C18. Timber-framed building with rear aisle
encased in brown sandstone, irregularly coursed; pantile roofs. Single-storey
hall, made into 2 floors, 3:1 first-floor windows. Front (south elevation): to
right of main range, door to cross passage, of 6 fielded panels (2 panels
glazed), attached to oak board door with wooden bolt and locks; ground-floor
windows from left: sash window with glazing bars and 16-pane sash windows, both
with flat arches, 16-pane first-floor windows; fire-mark at eaves level; brick
stacks at left end and to left of door. Projecting forward to right, gabled end
of cross-wing, with on each floor a 16-pane sash window with exposed sash box
and flat arch; finial to apex of gable. Rear: main range, from left, 2-panel
door to cross passage attached to old board door with wooden bolt and locks; X-
end to tie; vertical panel of cemented brickwork covering cruck blade; side-
sliding sash window with "DAIRY" inscribed on lintel; timber porch over 2-panel
door. Eaves are lower at the rear (over aisle) and there are no first-floor
windows. Projecting forward to left, gabled end of cross-wing, with a side-
sliding sash ground floor window, and the gable stonework on corbelled offset.
Right return (rear) of wing: on each floor a side-sliding sash window, with
flat-arch on ground floor. Left return of main range: on first-floor, 2-light
window and blocked pitching door, both with flat arches. Right return of cross-
wing; in centre a single-storey pent-roofed outhouse hides a large circular
bread oven; towards rear, ground-floor 16-pane sash window with timber lintel
and first-floor side-sliding sash window, also first-floor blocked 3-light
mullion window; roof of 2 builds, with central change of levels, large brick
stack at junction; brick end stack to rear. Interior: throughout this very
important house, many sections of timber-framing have been exposed including, on
the ground floor, the framing of the main range east end wall and the
separately-framed cross-wing beside it; on the first floor the base-cruck blade
in rear wall between right-hand bays has roll-moulded arch brace; splendid roof
with three crown-post trusses; the central two with crown-posts straight-braced
to tie-beams, collar purlins and collars, and the tie-beams braced to the
rafters and to the collar; other trusses are straight-braced, collared rafter
trusses. Other features include, in cross-passage, behind the modern staircase,
an octagonal spere chamfered with bar stops and at the top running into one, and
possibly two, pointed doorways; to right, in centre of cross-wing, former
kitchen has large fire-place with timber bressummer and, projecting to outside,
vast bread oven, mortices in beam indicating former partition towards rear; to
left of cross passage, hall now floored and divided into 3 ground-floor rooms,
the main one, now the dining room, with huge fireplaces with progressively-
smaller smoke-hoods inserted within main one, the main bressummer with an
oblique joint above a brick post; brick floor arranged in parquet plan, and very
large chamfered lateral beams; on first-floor, C17 panelling across aisle in
cross-passage bay, and in cross-wing, the borrowed light to modern bathroom has
old glass in lead carnes. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings
Study Group Report No 618; Harrison, B, and Hutton, B.
Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland (1984), pp.21-2.

Listing NGR: SE5124375186

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