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Nos 1 3 and 5 with No 25 Castlegate, Knaresborough

Description: Nos 1 3 and 5 with No 25 Castlegate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 330822

OS Grid Reference: SE3497557005
OS Grid Coordinates: 434975, 457005
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0079, -1.4678

Location: 1 Kirkgate, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8AD

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/152 and 8/152 Nos 1, 3 and 5, with no
25 Castlegate. (Nos 1,3 and
15.5.68 5 Kirkgate formerly listed)


Row of 3 cottages, now 3 shops and cafeteria. Early C17 with alterations in
C19 and C20. Timber-framed, rendered, graduated stone slate roof left,
(no 1) pantile roof to right (nos 3 and 5). 2 storeys with attics, 3 bays,
no 25 Castlegate in rear of no 1. No 1 (left) - half-glazed 4-panel door to
right of 6-pane shop window with C20 fascia board over all. First floor:
large C19 shop-window above with cambered arch and wooden architrave. End
stack left. Left return: plain door (no 25 Castlegate) with dentilled
cornice, on left, into rear outshut of no 1. Bow window of 28 panes to
right of door, bowed walling below; 16-pane sash above, 4-pane side-sliding
sash in gable. Central external stack. Sash in blocked doorway with wooden
architrave and cornice, to right of stack. Nos 3 and 5 Kirkgate: ground-
floor openings, left to right: 6-pane shop window, half-glazed door in plain
frame; 2-pane shop window and half-glazed door in C19 casing; C20 plate-
glass shop window. Roofed passage to rear of property, far right. First
floor: left: 4-pane sash; centre: side-sliding sash with glazing bars;
right: blocked board door with glazed centre panel. Ridge stack centre. A
plaque on the wall states that the building was recorded in a 1611 survey of
the town as a "hospital for 6 poor folk", and that it retains the original
wooden framework. Parallel range attached to rear - not of special
interest. Interior: ceiling beams and joists visible. Roof not inspected
at resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE3497557005

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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