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The Borough Bailiff

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0091 / 54°0'32"N

Longitude: -1.468 / 1°28'4"W

OS Eastings: 434965

OS Northings: 457143

OS Grid: SE349571

Mapcode National: GBR LQ52.ZL

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.FH6C

Entry Name: The Borough Bailiff

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Last Amended: 12 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330803

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH HIGH STREET
(north side)

6/137 No 70 (The Borough
Bailiff) (formerly listed
5.2.52 as No 70 (Commercial Hotel)

GV II

Public house. C16 with mid C18 refronting and C20 restoration. Limestone,
rendered; Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Panelled door in bay
2, left has fanlight with glazing bars, flanking fluted pilasters with
paterae and open triangular pediment. Random fenestration; bow windows with
sashes and glazing bars to bays 1, 3 and 4; paired sashes and single sash,
all with glazing bars, to right of entrance. First floor, left to right: 9-
pane unequally-hung sash, 3-light sash with large panes and balcony, 9-pane
sash, 3-light sash. Most of the window frames were renewed c1976. Fine
wrought-iron balcony with patterns of half circles, crosses and scrolls
probably part of C18 refronting. Hipped roof, 4 stacks spaced along ridge.
Interior: extensive remains of timber-framed building. A fine late-C17
staircase at rear of bay 2, with turned balusters and moulded handrail. The
building was thoroughly examined during alterations in the 1930's and c1976.
Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (32), 1935 p2.
North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report
No 180, February 1976.


Listing NGR: SE3496557143

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