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Stone Gappe, Lothersdale

Description: Stone Gappe

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324462

OS Grid Reference: SD9679245751
OS Grid Coordinates: 396792, 445751
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9079, -2.0503

Location: Lothersdale, North Yorkshire BD20 8EE

Locality: Lothersdale
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD20 8EE

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Listing Text


6/83 Stone Gappe (formerly
listed under Glusburn
10.9.54 CP)


House, 1725 (on chimneystack). For William Bawdwen. Hammer dressed stone with
hipped stone slate roof. Three storeys and five bays, symmetrical around canted
triple bay. Two string courses which ramp up to chamfered quoins. Heavy cornice.
The windows have architraves to ground floor, plain stone surrounds above, and
are sashed without glazing bars. To right hand gable wall is small semioctagonal
porch with round-headed doorway and 2 tripartite square stone mullion windows
which have sashes. To rear wall round-headed stair window, sashed with all glazing
bars, and a double chamfered stone mullion window (lacking mullion) with hollow
outer chamfer. Two chimneys, one with blind arcading, the date and "WMB". Inside
the house has been altered but retains a stair of 2 flights with heavy closed
string, moulded handrail, turned balusters and panelled newels. Main stair has
cantilevered stone treads, cast iron balusters and continuous handrail. C19.
The house appears in Jane Eyre as Gateshead Hall. Charlotte Bronte was a governess

Listing NGR: SD9679245751

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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