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The Wakeman's House, Ripon

Description: The Wakeman's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 330141

OS Grid Reference: SE3117171234
OS Grid Coordinates: 431171, 471234
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1360, -1.5244

Location: Westgate, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1BX

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

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Listing Text

1/16 (south side)
The Wakeman's House

C16 or C17. Timber-framed, formerly plastered. Stone slate roof. Two storeys and
attics. Two bay front: canted oriels on both floors, those on first floor with
hipped roofs, those on ground floor with a continuous pent-roof over both and the
intervening door: casements. Casement in gable end at attic level. Contemporary

Interior. Staircase has highly idiosyncratic balusters, cut in the flat with a
pattern of discs and oblongs: simply moulded handrail.

History. Traditionally the home of Hugh Ripley, last Wakeman and first mayor ot Ripon
under the revised constitution of 1604.

Listing NGR: SE3117171234

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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