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The Riddings, Long Preston

Description: The Riddings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323855

OS Grid Reference: SD8224659933
OS Grid Coordinates: 382246, 459933
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0351, -2.2725

Location: Long Preston, North Yorkshire BD23 4QN

Locality: Long Preston
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 4QN

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Listing Text

SD 85 NW
7/7 The Riddings
- II

Formerly farmhouse, now house. Dated 1786 with C19 and C20 alterations and early
C18 origins. Ashlar, stone slate roof. Formerly central staircase plan. 2 storeys,
3 bays. Central entrance has Roman Doric pilasters and entablature with open
pediment, 12 panel door, round-headed fanlight. 2 ground floor windows, formerly
3-light but mullions now missing and windows lowered in mid-C20 to form French
windows with leaded lights; ground floor sill band. Upper floor central single-
light and outer formerly 3-light but mullions now missing; mid-C20 leaded casements.
Chamfered quoins. Moulded eaves cornice. Gable end coping and gable end ridge
stacks. Left-hand return contains lead rainwater head inscribed J T
1786. Rear contains
chamfered surround to entrance with decorated lintel inscribed W
1708 set within C20
porch. Interior: dog-leg staircase with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SD8224659933

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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