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16 and 17, Kirkgate, Ripon

Description: 16 and 17, Kirkgate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 330100

OS Grid Reference: SE3134071128
OS Grid Coordinates: 431340, 471128
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1350, -1.5218

Location: Kirkgate, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1PA

Locality: Ripon
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 1PA

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Listing Text

1/12 (south side)
Nos 16 and 17

C18. Illustrated in J M W Turner's drawing of Kirkgate, dated 1797 (British Museum).
Colour-washed brick. Pantiled roof. Three storeys. Three bays: cased flush-framed
sashes with glazing bars. Two doorcases with Tuscan ¾ columns, pulvinated frieze and
open dentilled pediment, enclosing doors with semi-circular fanlights: perhaps early
C19 as they are not shown in Turner's drawing. Central doorway with moulded stone
surround, also early C19, leading to a through passage which must have been made since
1797, and incorporating part of the plaster ceiling cornice of the original interior.
Early or mid C19 shopfronts with panelled pilasters and moulded cornices. Rear has
flush-framed sashes and flush-framed staircase window with semi-circular head and
intersecting glazing bars.

Listing NGR: SE3134071128

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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