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42, High Street, Knaresborough

Description: 42, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 330801

OS Grid Reference: SE3505757083
OS Grid Coordinates: 435057, 457083
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0086, -1.4666

Location: A59, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 0EQ

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 0EQ

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/132 No 42

Bank and office premises for the Knaresborough and Claro Bank. Ashlar, roof
not visible. 2 storeys, 7 bays. 1 bay to left and 2 bays to right are
slightly recessed. The main 4-bay range has vermiculated quoins, C20
panelled door to left and round-arched sashes with rusticated quoins,
vermiculated key stones, and hood-moulds. Flanking bays have sashes with
margin lights with stone architraves and cornices. Rock-faced rustication
below ground-floor sill band; entablature with deep dentilled cornice to
first-floor level; entablature with dentilled and modillioned eaves cornice;
balustraded parapet. Main block has end stacks with modillioned cornices
and square pots with relief decoration of acanthus leaves. Rear: C19 and
C20 alterations. Door to left has date 1858 cut into lintel. Interior
reported to have fine original staircase and first-floor banking hall, now
sub-divided into offices.

Listing NGR: SE3505757083

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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