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Embsay Kirk, Embsay with Eastby

Description: Embsay Kirk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323933

OS Grid Reference: SE0108454335
OS Grid Coordinates: 401084, 454335
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9851, -1.9849

Location: Kirk Lane, Embsay, North Yorkshire BD23 6SF

Locality: Embsay with Eastby
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6SF

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/21 Embsay Kirk

House. c1780 with C19 alterations. Sandstone ashlar, stone slate roof. Central
staircase plan. Garden front: 3 storeys, 5 bays, with canted central bay. Doric
engaged columns to portico of central entrance, open pediment with guttae to soffit,
French windows, round-headed fanlight. 6 ground floor and 7 first and second floor
windows have moulded surrounds and projecting sills; sashes. Central first floor
window has apron and dripstone. Shaped modillions to eaves cornice. Left-hand
gable end and ridge stack to left and right of centre of hipped roof. To left is
c1870 former billiard room, single storey, 1 bay. Interior: rearranged central
staircase and right-hand service stair, both c1830, stone steps, open string, stick
balusters. The house stands on the site of the former Augustinian Priory of Saint

Listing NGR: SE0108454335

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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