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Mother Shipton Inn, Knaresborough

Description: Mother Shipton Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 330838

OS Grid Reference: SE3497656454
OS Grid Coordinates: 434976, 456454
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0029, -1.4679

Location: Bland's Hill, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8HZ

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

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Listing Text

(south end)

8/167 Mother Shipton Inn

Inn. C17 with C19 alterations. Stone, with stone slate roof. 2-storey, 2-
bay main range, with 2-storey, one-bay addition to left and further 2-bay
block of 1 storey with attics to far left. Main range: C20 glazed door in
added gabled porch. 2 C20 casement windows to each floor. First-floor
band, shaped kneeler, gable coping. Large central ridge stack. 1-bay
extension: similar windows, lower roof pitch, left gable stack. 2-bay
extension (probably originally a stable with hay loft over): 2 C20 windows,
lower eaves and ridge; in left return steps to loft space with board door.
The main range is associated with the cave and dropping well on the river
bank further west; the building functioned as a gate house to the Long Walk
for some time.

Listing NGR: SE3497656454

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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