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Castle Vaults, Knaresborough

Description: Castle Vaults

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 330745

OS Grid Reference: SE3497256998
OS Grid Coordinates: 434972, 456998
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0078, -1.4679

Location: Castlegate, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8AR

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 8AR

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/82 No 23 (Castle Vaults)
(formerly listed as
5.2.52 Castle Hotel)


Public House. Mid C18. Rendered, slate roof. 4 storeys, 1 bay wide facing
the Market Place (north), 2 bays deep to Castlegate. Massive quoins.
Facade to Market Place: ground floor: 3 stone Doric pilasters flank 2 sashes
with glazing bars. Triglyph frieze to lower edge of a canted bay
immediately above. Projecting on left is a sash with glazing bars in
single-storey curved bay which continues round corner. 1st floor: 20-pane
sash in canted bay, flanked by sashes with glazing bars; cornice. Canted
walling continues above to 2nd and 3rd (attic) storeys with similar windows.
Projecting 1st- and 2nd-floor sill bands. Dentilled eaves cornice. Hipped
roof, stack to right. Left return, right bay: quoins, those to left painted
on below first floor window lintel level. C20 door with sash with glazing
bars to right. 2 sashes with glazing bars to first and second floors.
Blind windows, to third floor. Bay to left: probably C19 extension with C20
alterations and additions.

Listing NGR: SE3497256998

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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