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Electricity Sub-Station, Skipton

Description: Electricity Sub-Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 323495

OS Grid Reference: SD9942051662
OS Grid Coordinates: 399420, 451662
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9610, -2.0103

Location: Shortbank Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 2HR

Locality: Skipton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 2HR

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Electricity sub-station
(Formerly listed as the
Old Grammar School)
SD 9951 1/144 28.4.52.


Was originally a chapel of the Knights Hospitallers, became the grammar school
in 1548. Stone rubble rectangular building. Gabled front is bordered by a projecting
strip which gives it a panelled appearance. A small triangular-headed window
in the gable peak, and a centre stepped 3-light window with moulded dripstone,
splayed reveals and mullions and transoms. Entrance on left with new lintel and
old Jambs. Steeply pitched roof of graded stone flags, moulded coping with springers,
finials, octagonal stone chimneys. On return sides are 4 "cross" windows with
stone mullions and transoms.

Listing NGR: SD9942051662

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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