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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1131722



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Giggleswick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323798

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GIGGLESWICK CRAVEN BANK LANE SD 8064-8164 north side) 12/16 Giggleswick School Hostel


Hostel and dining hall. 1868 and 1875 by Austin and Paley. Gothic. Snecked stone, Westmorland slate roof. Tripartite composition: 1868 central 3 storeys, 2 bay entrance tower with recessed 2 storeys 6 bay wing to left. Left-hand projecting gabled 3 storeys bay and right-hand recessed 2 storeys 5 bay wing with projecting right-hand 3 storeys bay are additions of 1875. Entrance tower has left-hand entrance with 4-centre head; moulded surround,plank doors. 4-light mullionedand transomed ground floor window to right with King mullion. First floor 2-light and 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Second floor sill band. Two-2-light windows with cinquefoil cusped heads. Embattled tower to left-hand bay with gargoyles, gable to right with crocketted finial. Gabled end bays differ in treat- ment. Left-hand bay is broader and contains entrance and canted bay window. First floor 3- and 2-light mullioned and transomed windows. 4 lancets to second floor. Right-hand bay two 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with Y tracery on ground floor. 4-light mullioned and transomed window on first floor and 2-light window with round-heads on second floor, crocketted finial. End bays are linked to centre by 2-storey range of 6 and 5 bays respectively: 2-light windows. Dormers have round- headed casements and projecting eaves with quartrefoils in gales. Left-hand, right- hand and central stacks. Louvred vents to wings. Source E A Bell A History of Giggleswick School (Leeds, 1912'

Listing NGR: SD8085564142

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Books and journals
Bell, E A , A History of Giggleswick School, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SD 80855 64142


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