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Stonegate House with Gate Piers and Wall, Bentham

Description: Stonegate House with Gate Piers and Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324090

OS Grid Reference: SD6497669422
OS Grid Coordinates: 364976, 469422
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1195, -2.5373

Location: Burton Road, Bentham, North Yorkshire LA2 7DB

Locality: Bentham
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 7DB

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Listing Text

SD 66 NW
(north side)
Stonegate House, with
gate piers and wall
Formerly house and stables, now restaurant. House probably mid-C18 with C20
alterations. Former stables dated 1809 with late C19 and C20 alterations.
Rendered, painted stone dressings, stone slate roof. House: central staircase
plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central entrance has moulded surround and recessed
half glazed door c1900. On ground floor to left and right are 2 large canted
bay windows c1900, the roofs of which extend over the entrance to form a hood.
Upper floor has two 3-light flat-faced mullioned windows and a central single
light window; C20 casements. Chamfered quoins at former gables and right-hand
ridge stack at former gable, now at junction with former stable (qv). Former
stables to right, 2 storeys, 3 bays. Left-hand entrance has Gibbs surround and
painted datestone over lintel inscribed W. E./Ls sW; plank door. Central waggon
entrance has segmental hood and keystone; 2-leaf plank doors. Right-hand entrance
and window to right on c1860 with vermiculated surrounds, round heads and keystones;
plank door and fixed light respectively, 2 keyed pitching eyes to left have vermi-
culated surrounds; now fixed lights. Left-hand 2-light recessed flat-faced
mullioned window also on upper floor; C20 casements. Gatepiers and wall: millstone
grit piers have square bases; octagonal shafts and plain band below fluted caps.
Curved wall and coping to left-hand gatepiers; railings now missing.

Listing NGR: SD6497669422

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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