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Bishopton Lodge, Ripon

Description: Bishopton Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 329997

OS Grid Reference: SE3005670895
OS Grid Coordinates: 430056, 470895
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1330, -1.5415

Location: B6265, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2RX

Locality: Ripon
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 2RX

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Listing Text

2/21 (north side)
No 7
GV (Bishopton Lodge)


Mid-C18. Brown brick. Pyramidal stone slate roof with weather-vane. Two storeys.
Wood modillioned eaves cornice. Three bays: sashes with glazing bars and chanelled
stucco voussoirs. Rusticated quoins. One canted ground floor low window with
modillioned wooden cornice door with 6 fielded panels, oblong fanlight with glazing
bars, moulded surround and moulded cornice. One-storey extensions to east and west:
2 bays each. First bay has blocked round-arched carriage entrance with chanelled
stucco voussoirs. Second bay has sash with glazing bars and chanelled stucco
voussoirs, and semi-circular attic window with chanelled stucco voissoirs.

Interior. Fine staircase hall with ornamental plaster ceiling: figure of putto with
laurel sprig chain, plus clouds, surrounded by Rococo ornament at 4 corners.
Staircase has closed string, turned balusters and spiral curtail. Stone flagged floor
with black marble quarries. Late C18 chimneypiece and late C19 wainscotting ground
floor south-east room, south-west ground floor room has contemporary chimneypiece, and
plaster ceiling with egg-and-dart cornices to beams, and Rococo ornament at

History. Built by William Aislabie of Studley Royal as a steward's house.

Listing NGR: SE3005670895

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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