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Standard House, Northallerton

Description: Standard House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332799

OS Grid Reference: SE3670094335
OS Grid Coordinates: 436700, 494335
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3433, -1.4370

Location: High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 8EQ

Locality: Northallerton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL7 8EQ

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Listing Text

SE 3694-3794
(east side)
6/5 No 48 (Standard House)

House, now offices. Early-mid C19 with late C19 alterations. Red/brown brick in
Flemish bond, Westmorland slate roof. Regency villa of L-shaped plan with wing
to rear left; 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door of 6 fielded panels below fanlight
in doorcase with Doric half-columns, frieze and cornice. Flanking, on the ground
floor, late-C19 square bay windows with hipped roofs added and breaking first floor
band. First-floor 4-pane sash windows with flat arches. Hipped roof. End eaves
stacks. The name of the house commemorates the Battle of the Standard which took
place on Cowton Moor, 3 miles north of Northallerton, on Monday 22 October 1138,
between Scotland and England, which was won by England. Included for group value.
Ref J L Saywell, The History and Annals of Northallerton (1885), pp 9-14.

Listing NGR: SE3670894347

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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