THE LANGLEY ARCHWAY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1083182
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
THE LANGLEY ARCHWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LANGLEY ARCHWAY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Howden
National Grid Reference:
SE 74831 28177

Details

HOWDEN BISHOP'S MANOR PARK SE 7428 12/79 The Langley Archway 16.12.66

GV II* Archway. Early C15. Built for Bishop Langley, Bishop of Durham 1406-37. Brick in English bond with ashlar dressings. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows. Large flat 4-centred arch of 2 hollow-moulded orders set on jambs with broad chamfer to north, set in square-headed frame with stepped string course over. Central angel above bears arms of Canon Langley and is flanked by 2 trefoil-cusped single-light windows. Fragmentary coved course above. To south: brick returns flank archway. At first-floor level the wall can be seen to be approximately 2 feet thick and there is a deep splay to the windows. Between them a brick built arched cupboard has been let into the wall. Gateway to Bishop's Manor complex. Neave D, Howden Explored, 1979. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7482828176

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
165307
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Neave, D, Howden Explored, (1979)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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