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Temple Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Witton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2964 / 54°17'46"N

Longitude: -1.9497 / 1°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 403370

OS Northings: 488975

OS Grid: SE033889

Mapcode National: GBR GLTR.PM

Mapcode Global: WHB5R.08VN

Entry Name: Temple Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321877

Location: West Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: West Witton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


8/131 Temple Farmhouse


Farmhouse, divided into 2. Late C18, possibly older. Rubble, partly
rendered, stone slate roof. Irregular plan. 2 storeys. South front:
rendered. 3 bays, plus projecting cross-wing of 1 bay to left. Central 6-
panel door in ashlar eared architrave with splayed bases, pulvinated frieze
and modillioned pediment. 4-pane windows in stone surrounds. Hipped roof
to cross-wing. Stacks at ends and between bays 1 and 2 of main range. Rear
elevation to left of rear cross-wing: rubble; 6-panel door in deeply-
chamfered surround; segmental-arched cellar-hole; very tall landing window
with imposts and keystone. To right of rear cross-wing: rubble; on ground
floor, 4-pane sash window in ashlar architrave; on first-floor, casement
window in ashlar architrave. Left return of rear cross-wing: on ground
floor, 2-light double-chamfered mullion window; on first-floor, 4-pane sash
window in architrave. External stack, with corniced stack, to end right.
Right return of rear cross-wing: 6-panel door and above, tall window, both
in same ashlar architrave. At east end, an early C20 lean-to extension
having over doorway on ex-situ plaque with worn inscription recorded as
OF THE SAME JESU THERE WAYE DERECT" with the initials of Peter Atkinson and
his wife and the date 1608. Interior: in kitchen, late C18-early C19
tripartite fireplace. VCH i, pp. 286-287; H. Speight Romantic Richmondshire
(1897), p. 425; M. Hartley and J. Ingilby, The Yorkshire Dales (1974),
p. 214.

Listing NGR: SE0337088975

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