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Nos 53 and 55 with Forecourt Railings, Knaresborough

Description: Nos 53 and 55 with Forecourt Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330834

OS Grid Reference: SE3476757104
OS Grid Coordinates: 434767, 457104
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0088, -1.4710

Location: Water Bag Bank, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 9AB

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 9AB

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/163 Nos 53 and 55 with
forecourt railings


Pair of houses with forecourt railings. Late C18. Houses:ashlar, stone
slate roof. 3 storeys; 4 first-floor windows, 2 blind. Short flight of
stone steps down to central pair of doors: 6-panel, part-glazed door left
(no 53) and C20 half-glazed door right (no 55). Flanking 20-pane bow
windows with shutters. C20 sash windows with glazing bars to upper floors.
Pair of blind windows to first and second floors, centre. Incised lintels
and projecting sills throughout. End stacks. Railings: approximately
80 centimetres high, fastened into gritstone curb. Closely-spaced rails
with bulbous finials and top rail. The houses are built on steeply-sloping
ground at the top of Water Bag Bank.

Listing NGR: SE3476757102

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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