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Town Head House, Stainforth

Description: Town Head House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324376

OS Grid Reference: SD8220267460
OS Grid Coordinates: 382202, 467460
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1027, -2.2737

Location: Goat Lane, Stainforth, North Yorkshire BD24 9PJ

Locality: Stainforth
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD24 9PJ

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Listing Text

SD 86 NW
2/34 Town Head House
House. Late C18/early C19. Formerly stucco; now coursed rubble, stone dressings,
slate roof. Gable end to street. South entrance front 2 storeys 3 bays. Stone
plinth, central entrance with surround of engaged Roman Doric columns, triglyph
and metope frieze and open pediments; round-headed fanlight in tympanum; 6 panel
door. 2 ground floor and 3 upper floor windows have plain surrounds of milled
stone and early C19 sashes. Projecting quoins. Thin wooden eaves cornice with
small modillions mask gutter. Gable-coping. Gable-end ridge stacks. In front
garden is stone sundial base dated 1828. About 1 metre hight octagonal shaft.
Metal dial and gnomon now gone.

Listing NGR: SD8220267460

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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