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Gashouse, Appleton East and West

Description: Gashouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322314

OS Grid Reference: SE2258094384
OS Grid Coordinates: 422580, 494384
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3445, -1.6542

Location: Appleton East and West, North Yorkshire DL8 1NN

Locality: Appleton East and West
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1NN

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Listing Text

SE 29 SW
6/4 Gashouse

- II

Disused gashouse. Mid-late C19. For Duke of Leeds of Hornby Castle.
Brick, Welsh slate roof. l½ storeys, 2 first-floor windows with single-
storey range at right angles to right. Raised and louvred apex to roof.
Gabled north elevation: central blocked doorway with segmental-arched
lintel, similar lintels to first-floor windows. Blocked oculus in gable.
Raised verge to gable, detailed at apex to raised and louvred ridge. West
end of lower range: double board doors below timber lintel forming cart
entrance. Interior: fragments of retorts at south end. Metal-framed roof
trusses, boarded roof. A rare example of an estate gashouse in this part of
North Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: SE2258094384

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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