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EASBY EASBY NZ 10 SE 4/40 Abbey House and ruins of monastic barn
Ruins of barn, partly converted into house. C14, with C19 and C20 alterations. Rubble sandstone, stone slate roof. Riverside (west) elevation: 2 storeys, 2:6 internal bays. To left, Abbey House with C20 openings. Barn: a small lancet window to each ground-floor bay; on first floor, in second and fifth bays a pitching doorway with stone platforms supported on corbels; 2 lancet windows with labels. No roof at time of resurvey. The continuation of the west elevation to the right appears to be medieval, but has no architectural features. East elevation: barn has, to right, wide opening with segmental arch reconstructed from chamfered stones, with keystone inscribed "WSS 73", and on the first floor a pitching doorway and the chamfered surround of a 2-light mullion window. To right, Abbey House: central doorway with dogtooth decoration on jambs and shouldered head; on either side a 4-pane window with shouldered head, that to right below an ogee arch with carving... read more