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The Unicorn Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.136 / 54°8'9"N

Longitude: -1.5228 / 1°31'22"W

OS Eastings: 431273

OS Northings: 471238

OS Grid: SE312712

Mapcode National: GBR KNTM.33

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.L91L

Entry Name: The Unicorn Hotel

Listing Date: 6 May 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330127

Location: Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripon

Built-Up Area: Ripon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ripon Cathedral Parish with Littlethorpe

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 3171 RIPON MARKET PLACE
1/46 (east side)
6.5.70

No 2
GV (The Unicorn Hotel)
[formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 (The
Unicorn Hotel)]

II

C18. Third floor added later, probably in early C19. Former coaching inn.
White-washed brick. Four storeys. Modillioned and dentilled wooden eaves cornice.
Three bays: cased sashes: 2-storey canted bays with moulded wooden cornices on ground
and first floors. Six-panelled door and semi-circular fanlight in deep reveals, with
Tuscan ¾  columns taking entablature. Above this is suspended tne early or mid C18
flat moulded wooden hood, on moulded scrolled consoles. Above this is a unicorn in
relief, and above this again is a semi-circular board with "Posting House" in good C19
sans-serif capitals. Ground, first and second floor of rear have brick bands and
cased flush-framed sashes: 6 bays.


Listing NGR: SE3127371238

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