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The Tolbooth, Skipton

Description: The Tolbooth

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 323467

OS Grid Reference: SD9898651676
OS Grid Coordinates: 398986, 451676
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9612, -2.0169

Location: Sheep Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1JH

Locality: Skipton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 1JH

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Listing Text

(West Side)

Nos 72 and 74
(The Tolbooth)
SD 9851 1/78 28.4.52.


Includes Nos 9, 9A and 11 Sheep Street.
C18. 2 storeys, stone rubble and ashlar. Ground floor has 3 windows and 2 doors
set alternately inside an arcading of 5 arches with moulded archivolts on pilasters.
Flush quoins to ground floor, broad string between storeys. Upper storey has
projecting long and short quoins, 5 long windows, plain reveals, an entablature
at the eaves carried on pilasters, one between each pair of windows. The pilasters
have moulded bases and vertically fluted caps. The frieze of the entablature
is ornamented with a series of vertical flutes, with paterae above each window
and each pilaster. Springers to the gable copings.

Listing NGR: SD9898651676

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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