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Description: Levens Hall
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331541
OS Grid Reference: SE2732857942
OS Grid Coordinates: 427328, 457942
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0168, -1.5844
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KILLINGHALL LUND LANE
SE 25 NE (south side)
4/37 Levens Hall
House. C17 with extensive mid C20 restoration. Coursed squared pink/grey
gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Quoins. The
central glazed double doors, 5 and 2-light mullioned windows on the south
side are all C20. Shaped kneelers, gable copings. Rear (to road): C20 door
right; recessed chamfered mullion windows of 3 lights to left, ground and
first floors, and right, first floor. A central mullion and transom window
lights the stairs. A projecting single-storey bay to left has a large gable
stack and C20 openings. Interior not inspected at resurvey but the previous
list description (1962) records that the panelling was removed some years
ago. The house is said to have been the home of Captain John Levens who
settled there after the Civil War. He became a Quaker and died in 1688,
being buried in the orchard or stackyard; 2 of his children were also buried
there. H Speight, Upper Nidderdale, 1906, p 135.
Listing NGR: SE2732857942
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Source: English Heritage
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