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Hirst Grove, Birstwith

Description: Hirst Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331152

OS Grid Reference: SE2458958776
OS Grid Coordinates: 424589, 458776
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0244, -1.6261

Location: Hirst Lane, Birstwith, North Yorkshire HG3 2HZ

Locality: Birstwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 2HZ

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Listing Text

SE 25 NW (east side, off)

14/24 Hirst Grove


House. c1800. For Thomas Smith. Coursed squared grey gritstone, roof of
small grey slates. Tall house of 2 storeys, 3 bays. East front: central 6-
panel door with fanlight in round-arched surround. On each floor flanking
16-pane sashes in stone surrounds; 12-pane sash above entrance. End stacks.
Rear (west side): tall round-arched central staircase window; sashes with
glazing bars. Single-storey porch added probably late C19. Interior: not
inspected at resurvey. A stone with the date 1731 and initials T S is
recorded on part of the house premises (Speight p 389). The house became
the home of the Rev Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893), Professor of Greek at the
University of Oxford. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1894, p 389.

Listing NGR: SE2458958776

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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