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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: 1132151



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Grassington


Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jun-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324785

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GRASSINGTON THE SQUARE SE 0064-0164 (north side) 8/32 Nos. 7 and 8 (Liverpool Warehouse) (formerly listed as the Cafe Royal.) 10.9.54 GV II Warehouse and general stores, now 3 shops. Early C19, altered to a general stores in 1848 for William Cockshott. Coursed gritstone rubble, graduated stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 3-bay main block defined by projecting long and short quoins; recessed bay to left. Shop entrance between bays 2 and 3 with plain stone surround and shallow triangular pediment, flanked by tall 4-pane sashes in plain stone surrounds, C20 shop frontage left. 1st floor: four 4-pane sashes, the central pair set close together, similar arrangements to smaller square casement windows to second floor. Stone gutter brackets, shaped kneelers, gable copings, ashlar stack right. Recessed bay left: C20 shop frontage, loading door, now window, to first floor with square window above. Gutter brackets, kneeler, coping and end stack as main block. The building was established as a general stores in 1848, a time when the population of Grassington was reaching a maximum as the improvements in lead mining were completed. The former name, "Liverpool Warehouse", reflects the source of much of the produce sold, which was brought to Gargrave via the Leeds-Liverpool Canal which was completed in 1816. S. Brooks , A History of Grassington, 1979, p53. A. Raistrick, Old Yorkshire Dales, 1967, p147.

Listing NGR: SE0027264040

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brookes, S, A History of Grassington, (1979), 53
Raistrick, A, Old Yorkshire Dales, (1967), 147

National Grid Reference: SE 00272 64040


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