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Blubberhouses Hall, Now Venture House, Blubberhouses

Description: Blubberhouses Hall, Now Venture House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331409

OS Grid Reference: SE1666355418
OS Grid Coordinates: 416663, 455418
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9945, -1.7473

Location: Hall Lane, Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire LS21 2NX

Locality: Blubberhouses
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2NX

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Listing Text

SE 15 NE
(north side)
2/17 Blubberhouses Hall, now
Venture House

House. Mid C19 for Lady Frankland, possibly by E B Lamb. Coursed squared
gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with 2-storey
gabled porch bay 3 and corbelled first-floor gable bay 1. In Elizabethan
style. Plinth. South front has chamfered doorcase to porch and central 4-
light chamfered mullion window , both below relieving arches, and bay window
to left of 3-lights flanked by lower single lights, all under stone roof.
Above two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and similar 3-light window to
left, all but central window below relieving arches. Projecting quoined
stack to right of porch with 3 tall flues, single tall stack to left of
porch and tall gable stack to left. Right return has ground-floor bay
window with 4-light chamfered mullion window, similar 3-light window over
and further 2-light window in gable. The hall was used as a shooting box by
Lord Walsingham, the grandson of Lady Frankland who was also the patron of
St Andrews Church (qv). E Bogg, Higher Wharfedale, 1904, p 45.

Listing NGR: SE1666355418

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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