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8 and 10, Town Head, Grassington

Description: 8 and 10, Town Head

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324789

OS Grid Reference: SE0017164481
OS Grid Coordinates: 400171, 464481
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0763, -1.9989

Location: High Croft, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5BL

Locality: Grassington
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5BL

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Listing Text

SE 0064- 0164
(east side)
8/15 Nos. 8 and 10
(formerly listed
as The Nook and
10.9.54 Inglenook)
House, now 2 houses. Mid C17 with late C18- early C19 alterations and
division. Gritstone rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays,
the centre bay projecting forward as a gabled wing. Quoins. Left bay:
door left and casement window to right on each floor, all in plain
surrounds. End stack to left. Central bay: recessed chamfered mullion
windows of 1 light to ground floor and 3 lights (altered) to first floor
left; inserted window first-floor right; bulbous kneelers, gable coping,
large corniced ashlar stack to apex of gable. Left return has a chamfered
quoined surround to doorway on left; C20 window in altered C17 opening to
right and 2-light recessed chamfered mullion window to first floor, the
mullion missing. Right bay: inserted doorway left, 3-light recessed
chamfered mullion window right, drip mould over both; similar window to
first floor; corniced stack left. The eaves of bay 1 have been raised.
Rear: random fenestration; bays 2 and 3 have small Cl7 windows, bay 1 has
larger C18 and C19 openings. Interior not inspected at resurvey; reported
to contain an original fireplace and a 1625 datestone. I. Goldthorpe, One
Hundred Things to see on a walk through Grassington, 1988, (booklet).

Listing NGR: SE0017164481

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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