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Taira House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gargrave, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9809 / 53°58'51"N

Longitude: -2.1058 / 2°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 393159

OS Northings: 453880

OS Grid: SD931538

Mapcode National: GBR FQQD.XP

Mapcode Global: WHB76.M6GG

Entry Name: Taira House

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Last Amended: 31 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324939

Location: Gargrave, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Gargrave

Built-Up Area: Gargrave

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Gargrave St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

GARGRAVE CHURCH STREET
SD 95 SW (east side)

5/63 No,13 and Taira House
(formerly listed as
The Vicarage

II


House, now in two occupations, apparently of two C18 builds (No.13) and one of
the early C19 (Taira House). Plaster, rubble, and stone slate roofs. Two
storeys. From the south the left hand end is in rubble, with large modern
windows to the ground floor and two sashes with glazing bars above. Next is a
plastered stretch of five bays, sashed with glazing bars, those to the first
floor in plain stone surrounds with a bead on the arris. To right is a tall
addition of two bays, sashed with glazing bars. This has a doorcase with
consoles and cornice. The gable to the street has been built out a foot beyond
the quoins. The roof has stone gutter brackets to all sections. Windows at the
rear are all sashes with glazing bars, except for a C19 canted bay. Tall
round-headed stair window to the rear of Taira House. Rebuilding of No.13, The
Vicarage, is recorded in 1728 and 1743 (J M Dinsdale, History of the Church and
Parish of St Andrew, Gargrave 1966)


Listing NGR: SD9315953880

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