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Latitude: 54.0081 / 54°0'29"N
Longitude: -1.4669 / 1°28'0"W
OS Eastings: 435037
OS Northings: 457030
OS Grid: SE350570
Mapcode National: GBR LQ62.7Y
Mapcode Global: WHD9L.FJQ5
Entry Name: The Oldest Chemist Shop in England
Listing Date: 5 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 330856
Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5
County: North Yorkshire
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
SE 3557 KNARESBOROUGH MARKET PLACE
7/185 No 16 (The Oldest Chemist
Shop in England)
Shop. C17 with C18 and later alterations. Timber-framed with brick facade,
Flemish bond, pantile roof. 2 storeys with attics, 2 gabled bays. Central
glazed doors flanked by shop bay windows with glazing bars supported on
wooden posts with geometric design openwork panels. First floor: 2 wide
tripartite sashes with central lights of 16 panes and margin lights one pane
wide under flat brick arches. Attic storey: left - small 4-pane sash in
flush frame; right - square panel painted in imitation. Interior: the
building has been examined and recorded by members of the North Yorkshire
and Cleveland Buildings Study Group. The surviving timber frame included
posts, partitions, and ceiling beams to ground and first floors, and
principal rafters, tie beams and purlins of roof structure. C17 stairs and
panelling, with C18 shop fittings and cupboards also remain on ground floor.
North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group. Report
Number 262 (1977). Interior not inspected at resurvey.
Listing NGR: SE3502857046
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