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The Square, Farnley

Description: The Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330473

OS Grid Reference: SE2168647514
OS Grid Coordinates: 421686, 447514
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9233, -1.6713

Location: Farnley Park, Farnley, North Yorkshire LS21 2QG

Locality: Farnley
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2QG

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/5 Nos 1-6, The Square


Dwellings and farm outbuildings, one now with shop. Late C18 with C19 and
C20 alterations. Possibly by John Carr for William Fawkes. Coursed
gritstone and ashlar, graduated stone slate roof. U-shaped plan around
courtyard. North range: 3-storey, 2-bay central block springs slightly
forward of 2-storey side ranges. Quoins. Central block: Venetian window to
ground floor in an arched recess with projecting band at lintel level. 2
round-headed windows with sashes with glazing bars to first and second
floors, with projecting impost bands. Small, central, blind round-arched
opening between first and second floors; blind lunette with architrave and
double keystone between second-floor windows. Eaves cornice, pyramidal roof
surmounted by stone-arched cupola with ball-finial. 2-storey flanking
ranges composed of barn-door and C20 windows (left) and 2 C19 houses, one
having original 4-panel door, with tall 4-pane sashes (right). West range
has 2 pairs of carriage arches, now blocked and housing 3 cottages with C20
doors and 20-pane sash windows or 4-pane casements. East range contains
shop premises in south end. Ridge stacks above domestic parts of each
range: 3 on west side, 5 on east.

Listing NGR: SE2168647514

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Source: English Heritage

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