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72,74,76,78, High Street, Knaresborough

Description: 72,74,76,78, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 330807

OS Grid Reference: SE3495557144
OS Grid Coordinates: 434955, 457144
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0091, -1.4681

Location: A59, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 0EA

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

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Listing Text


(north side)
6/138 Nos 72, 74, 76 and 78
12.10.79 (Nos 72 to 76 formerly listed)


Row of 4 houses, now shops. Early C17, refronted mid C18. Timber,
limestone rubble, Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 first-floor windows.
No 72: half-glazed panelled door to left, 6-pane bow window to right, 4-pane
sash with stone lintel above. No 74: half-glazed door to right, 6-pane bow
window to left, 4-pane sash with stone lintel above. No 76: glazed door to
right, slightly bowed 6-pane window to left, canted bay window with 4-pane
sash above. No 78: C20 shop front of central door flanked by plate-glass
windows. 2 small sashes above. Continuous sill band to first-floor
windows, broken by bay window of no 76. Eaves of nos 72, 74 and 76 raised.
Roof hipped on right, brick end stack to right and ridge stack above
entrance to no 76. Interior: timber framing of the front and rear walls
survives, with alterations to openings. Principal posts with straight
braces support roof trusses with curved struts and side-purlins. The roof
is composed of common rafters. Nos 72 - 76 were examined by the North
Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group. No 78 was
examined at resurvey, when timbering was found on the first floor. A survey
made in 1611 refers to 4 burgages on this site, 2½ built and l½ unbuilt.
North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group. Report No
251 (1977).

Listing NGR: SE3495557144

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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