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Shaw Hall, Askwith

Description: Shaw Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331393

OS Grid Reference: SE1702852277
OS Grid Coordinates: 417028, 452277
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9663, -1.7419

Location: Askwith Moor Road, Askwith, North Yorkshire LS21 2NJ

Locality: Askwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2NJ

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Listing Text

(east side)
High Snowden
6/1 Shaw Hall

House. Dated 1687 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared gritstone,
graduated stone slate roof partly replaced by purple slates. 2 storeys,
4 bays. Lobby-entrance plan. Quoins. Advanced gabled porch bay 2 with
6-panel door, quoined chamfered jambs and shallow-arched lintel with
inscription: "IN 1687", hoodmould over. Segmental-arched niche above
contains a carved head on a plinth with the inscription "R Gill 1848".
Moulded copings to gable with bulbous kneelers and ball finial right.
House: bay 1 to left of porch: C20 blocking to cart entrance with wooden
lintel, has plank door and 4-pane window; 2-light recessed chamfered mullion
window above, the mullion removed. Right of porch: recessed chamfered
windows throughout. Curved wall across the angle between porch and house
wall has a blocked segmental-arched window and stone slate roof; small
square window above. Bays 3 and 4: C20 door far right in sawn stone
surround. Two 4-light transom and mullion windows to each floor, those on
the ground floor taller and having the central mullion removed and a C19
casement inserted; continuous dripmould at first-floor level. Bulbous
kneelers, gable coping, end stacks and a larger ridge stack opposite the
entrance, all corniced. Interior not inspected at resurvey. The first-
floor left mullion-and-transom window has a panel of probably early leaded

Listing NGR: SE1702852277

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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