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Howe House, Beckwithshaw

Description: Howe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331560

OS Grid Reference: SE2768452880
OS Grid Coordinates: 427684, 452880
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9713, -1.5794

Location: Howhill Quarry Road, Pannal, North Yorkshire HG3 1QJ

Locality: Beckwithshaw
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 1QJ

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Listing Text

SE 25 SE (west side, off)

7/56 Howe House

- II

House. Probably 1740 reusing C17 remains, with C20 alterations. Coursed
sandy gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. Of 2 builds: a 2-storey, 2-bay
block with rear outshut to right and a 2-storey, 2-bay quoined block.
Glazed C20 door to Left of right-hand block has massive jambs and lintel.
Windows: right range - two 3-light flat-faced mullion windows to ground
floor, the mullions slightly recessed, 2 recessed chamfered mullion windows,
to first floor. A 2-light flat-faced mullion window to bay 1, to left range
3-light C20 mullion windows bay 2, ground and first floors. Shaped
kneelers, gable copings; banded stacks to left, centre and right of right-
hand block. Rear: reused chamfered mullion windows light outshut left, C20
openings and rear wing centre and right. Interior: the spine beam in the
living room to right of the entrance has the inscription "AB 1740" cut on
the deep chamfer; the fireplace in the room far right has a moulded corniced
shelf. The rear outshut retains stone shelves of the former larder or
dairy; 3 roof trusses with splayed braces visible in upper rooms.

Listing NGR: SE2768452880

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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