Description: Friars Head
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323950
OS Grid Reference: SD9320757533
OS Grid Coordinates: 393207, 457533
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0138, -2.1051
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Pillow Mounds East of Friars Head, Known As Giants' Graves, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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3/12 Friars Head
Large house c1670, possibly by Proctor family, with C19 and C20 alterations.
Dressed stone, stone slate roof. Hall with 2 cross wings at rear. Gable end to
street. Garden entrance front: 2 storeys, 4 projecting bays. Entrance porch in
second bay has moulded surround and imposts, basket arch of 11 voussoirs; within
porch is oak plank door with Tudor arch. Dripmould and sundial above with gnomon
and moulded surround. 3 ground floor and 4 upper floor bay windows, all double
chamfered mullioned of 6-lights with transoms, and transomed single lights to return
of each bay; 6 pane casements and fixed lights. Dripmoulds to both floors. Gable
to each bay has ogee headed tripartite blind window with mullions and shaped hood-
mould. Ball finials to apex of gables and kneelers, those on left and right-hand
of c1985. Left and right-hand gable end ridge stacks. Interior: front left-hand
room (former kitchen) contains massive inglenook fireplace with chamfered surround
and basket arch of 16 voussoirs. In front right-hand room (former parlour) is small
fireplace with chamfered surround and flat arched lintel. C19 dog-leg staircase
in angle between main block and right-hand rear wing. 3 late C17 door surrounds
on upper floor landing have nicked ogees to lintels.
Source: L Ambler, The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Yorkshire, (London, 1913) p70.
Listing NGR: SD9320757533
Source: English Heritage
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