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Scales House and Attached Outbuilding, Askwith

Description: Scales House and Attached Outbuilding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331397

OS Grid Reference: SE1638849327
OS Grid Coordinates: 416388, 449327
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9398, -1.7518

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

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Listing Text

SE 14 NE
(west side)
10/4 Scales House and attached
- II

House and outbuilding. Early C17 with mid - late C18 alterations. Coursed
squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2-storey, 3-bay lobby-
entrance-plan house with lower 2-storey, 2-bay outbuilding, the left bay now
part of the house. Main range: central C20 glazed door, chamfered quoined
jambs, shallow triangular-headed lintel, possibly renewed. Flanking paired
20-pane unevenly hung sashes in chamfered surrounds. First-floor windows:
central oval window with single pane, flanked by 3-light recessed chamfered
mullion windows, the left light in each window blocked, the right mullion
removed and 15-pane unevenly-hung sashes inserted. The top 2 eaves courses
are set back slightly. Large central banded ridge stack. Lower range: to
left C20 glazed porch covers former byre door in plain surround; another
byre door far right has a diagonally-tooled lintel. Windows to right of
porch, ground and first floor: 2-light recessed chamfered mullion windows,
mullion removed and 4-pane (ground floor) and 9-pane (first floor) sashes
inserted. Central first-floor board door in plain surround. Corniced ridge
stack to left of centre. Interior not inspected at resurvey. The Scales
place-name is of some antiquity: Isolda de Scales is entered on the 1379
Poll Tax return for Askwith. H Speight, Upper Wharfedale, 1900,
p 168.

Listing NGR: SE1638849327

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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