Rylstone House

RYLSTONE HOUSE List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RYLSTONE HOUSE List entry Number: 1355072


Date first listed: 11-May-1988

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (east side) High Ackworth 2/11 Nos. 66 and 68 – (Rylstone House) – II

Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Late C17, altered. Coursed squared sandstone, composition tile roof. Long 3-unit range, gable to road; single-depth plan, with modern additions to rear. Two and 3 storeys under one roof, with 6 1st- floor windows. The left half (No 68) has a modern porch and bay window under a pentice roof, a vertical-rectangular window to the left, 3 similar windows at 1st floor (all these now top-hung casements with glazing bars), and at 2nd floor a small round-headed window with Y-tracery and two small 2-light casements; raised verge with ridged coping and kneelers. The left gable has an extruded chimney stack (breaking the coping in front of the ridge), at ground floor a modern flat-roofed bay window, at 2nd floor level to the rear of the stack remains of a mullioned window with hoodmould and a blocked attic window, The right-hand half (No. 66) has a Tuscan porch in the centre, a modern canted bay to the right, a vertical-rectangular top-hung casement with glazing bars to the left, 2 similar windows at 1st floor; in addition in vertical alignment at the junction of the two houses, 3 snail round-headed windows, the 1st and 3rd with Y-tracery. Interior: No. 66 has a chamfered spine-beam, a large segmental-arched brick fireplace beneath a timber pad (which may have been a bressummer to an earlier and larger fireplace); in the former rear wall, a Tudor-arched doorway with chamfered surround; interior of No 68 not inspected, but may contain features of interest. (No 70, attached at left end of range, is not included in the item).

National Grid Reference: SE 44047 17804

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