Description: The Unicorn Hotel
Date Listed: 6 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 330127
OS Grid Reference: SE3127371238
OS Grid Coordinates: 431273, 471238
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1360, -1.5228
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SE 3171 RIPON MARKET PLACE
1/46 (east side)
GV (The Unicorn Hotel)
[formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 (The
C18. Third floor added later, probably in early C19. Former coaching inn.
White-washed brick. Four storeys. Modillioned and dentilled wooden eaves cornice.
Three bays: cased sashes: 2-storey canted bays with moulded wooden cornices on ground
and first floors. Six-panelled door and semi-circular fanlight in deep reveals, with
Tuscan ¾ columns taking entablature. Above this is suspended tne early or mid C18
flat moulded wooden hood, on moulded scrolled consoles. Above this is a unicorn in
relief, and above this again is a semi-circular board with "Posting House" in good C19
sans-serif capitals. Ground, first and second floor of rear have brick bands and
cased flush-framed sashes: 6 bays.
Listing NGR: SE3127371238
Source: English Heritage
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