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Old Hearse House with Railings and Gate Pier, Knaresborough

Description: Old Hearse House with Railings and Gate Pier

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330862

OS Grid Reference: SE3476657202
OS Grid Coordinates: 434766, 457202
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0097, -1.4710

Location: 1 Vicarage Lane, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 9AE

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/193 Old Hearse House, with
railing and gate pier


Hearse house, now garage, with railing and gate pier attached to south-east
corner. Late C18-early C19. Hearse house: coursed squared limestone, stone
slate roof. Rectangular single-storey building with C20 board double doors
at east end and small Gothick west window, no glazing. Hipped roof.
Railing: wrought iron, approximately 80 centimetres wide and 1.5 metres
high. Stone sill, rails with spearhead finials, ramped top edge. 2 panels
with scrolls and roundels, at lock rail and top rail height. Gate pier:
gritstone, approximately 2 metres high with rounded top. It is split
(possibly broken) approximately 50 centimetres above ground level. The pier
and railing are probably the remains of a gateway which closed the end of
Vicarage Lane from the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SE3476657203

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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