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Latitude: 54.4309 / 54°25'51"N
Longitude: -0.9567 / 0°57'24"W
OS Eastings: 467776
OS Northings: 504440
OS Grid: NZ677044
Mapcode National: GBR PKR6.NF
Mapcode Global: WHF8V.8WNL
Entry Name: Bee House to West of Dale Head Farmhouse and Wall to Left
Listing Date: 20 December 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328066
Location: Westerdale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Westerdale
Built-Up Area: Castleton (Scarborough)
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Westerdale Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: York
NZ 60 SE WESTERDALE WESTERDALE
10/148 Bee house to west of
Dale Head Farmhouse
and wall to left
Purpose-built bee shelter and wall. 1832. Sandstone with purple Lakeland slate
roof. Lectern shape. 1 low storey. Plinth with coping band. Upon this an
arcade of 6 shouldered segmental arches with monolith heads supported on side
masonry and single slabs between. The alcoves thus formed were used as shelters
for straw bee skeps in winter. Band at eaves. Stone ridge and end copings,
Short length of low wall to left holds bronze plaque dating the building and
also its restoration in 1983 by the National Park Committee.
RCHM op cit p.186.
Listing NGR: NZ6777604440
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