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The Wakeman's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.136 / 54°8'9"N

Longitude: -1.5244 / 1°31'27"W

OS Eastings: 431171

OS Northings: 471234

OS Grid: SE311712

Mapcode National: GBR KNSM.R3

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.K99L

Entry Name: The Wakeman's House

Listing Date: 27 May 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330141

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

1/16 (south side)
The Wakeman's House

C16 or C17. Timber-framed, formerly plastered. Stone slate roof. Two storeys and
attics. Two bay front: canted oriels on both floors, those on first floor with
hipped roofs, those on ground floor with a continuous pent-roof over both and the
intervening door: casements. Casement in gable end at attic level. Contemporary

Interior. Staircase has highly idiosyncratic balusters, cut in the flat with a
pattern of discs and oblongs: simply moulded handrail.

History. Traditionally the home of Hugh Ripley, last Wakeman and first mayor ot Ripon
under the revised constitution of 1604.

Listing NGR: SE3117171234

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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