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The Blue Lion

A Grade II Listed Building in East Witton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2697 / 54°16'10"N

Longitude: -1.779 / 1°46'44"W

OS Eastings: 414492

OS Northings: 486027

OS Grid: SE144860

Mapcode National: GBR JM02.N6

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.NY24

Entry Name: The Blue Lion

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321647

Location: East Witton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: East Witton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

(north side)

10/25 The Blue Lion


Inn. Early C19. Ashlar sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3-bay main
range with 1-bay subsidiary range to right. Main range: quoins. Central
6-panel door below overlight with decorative glazing bars in moulded stone
surround. Sash windows with glazing bars, those to first floor of
9 panes unequally hung, all with ashlar sills and lintels. On first floor
between bays 2 and 3, 2 small stone corbels supporting old painted wooden
inn sign. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings, ashlar end stacks. Subsidiary
range set back. Quoins to right. In left corner, part-glazed 6-panel door.
Ashlar sills and lintel. On ground floor, 16-pane sash window; on first
floor, unequally-hung 12-pane sash window. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping,
ashlar end stack to right. The blue lion is taken from the armorial device
of the Bruce family, to which belonged the Earl of Ailesbury.

Listing NGR: SE1449286027

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