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York House with Railings to Forecourt, Knaresborough

Description: York House with Railings to Forecourt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330888

OS Grid Reference: SE3524356926
OS Grid Coordinates: 435243, 456926
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0072, -1.4637

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/218 No 9 (York House) with
railings to forecourt


House and railings. Mid-late C18. Limestone, rendered and lined, roof not
visible. Iron railings. 3 storeys, 5 bays. 3 steps up to wide 6-panel
door with fanlight, flanked by Tuscan columns carrying fluted entablature
and dentilled triangular pediment. Ground floor: sashes, with glazing bars
to top half of windows to right. First floor: sashes with glazing bars in
flush wood architraves. Second floor: 2-light C20 casements in flush wood
frames. Ground-floor sill band; projecting sills to first and second
floors. Projecting keystones under rendering to all windows. Moulded and
dentilled eaves cornice. White brick end stacks. 4 short lengths of
railings flanking door and at each corner, the bars with foliate finials,
the top rail ending in scroll. This building was in military occupation
during the second World War. Empty at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE3524356926

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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