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The Ark, Tadcaster

Description: The Ark

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 326038

OS Grid Reference: SE4858043397
OS Grid Coordinates: 448580, 443397
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8845, -1.2624

Location: 17 Kirkgate, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire LS24 9AQ

Locality: Tadcaster
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS24 9AQ

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

( west side)

8/120 The Ark ( formerly listed as
No 33 ( The Ark )

The grade shall be upgraded to grade II*


(west side)

8/120 The Ark (Formerly listed as
No 33 (The Ark)
- II

House now museum. C15 with later additions and alterations and 1960
rebuilding using C15 timbers and with C20 outshut to left of no particular
interest. Timber-framed with whitewashed nogging underbuilt with magnesian
limestone and narrow orange brick, with pantile roof. Hall and crosswing
plan. 2 storey, 2 bay hall and single bay, gable ended wing. Angle
buttress to left side of wing. Entrance a C20 6-panel door to centre of
wing between bow windows. First floor projects slightly on corbels. Oriel
window with wooden mullions. Brackets with carved male and female figures
support gable. To wing C20 fixed light full-height window. Further first
floor C20 window. Swept roof.

Listing NGR: SE4858043397

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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