KNARESBOROUGH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1149870
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
KNARESBOROUGH HOUSE, 107, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
KNARESBOROUGH HOUSE, 107, HIGH STREET

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
Parish:
Knaresborough
National Grid Reference:
SE 34820 57268

Details

SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH HIGH STREET (south side)

6/125 No 107 (Knaresborough House) 5.2.52 GV II

Town house, now council offices. Late C18 for the Collins family. Coursed squared limestone, stone slate roof. 3-storey, 5-bay square central block flanked by single-storey, 2-bay wing to left and 2-storey, 2-bay wing to right. Central panelled door with fanlight and portico with Tuscan columns supporting fluted frieze, dentilled cornice and triangular pediment. Sashes with glazing bars, projecting sills and flat arches throughout first and second floors, 6-pane sashes to 3rd floor. Balustraded band at first-floor level. Moulded eaves cornice, hipped roof, wide lateral stacks. Rear: flanking wings single-storey, windows and balustrade as front. The house became the property of Knaresborough Council in 1951. Interior: entrance hall with 2 pairs of columns with plain beaded capitals. 6-panel doors, tiled floor. To left: wide cantilevered staircase of 2 lights with plain balustrade. Venetian landing window contains painted glass with monograms and coats of arms. Council Chamber at centre of ground floor rear rooms, has plaster ceiling frieze of triglyphs and lamps and classical style fireplace of carved wood.

Listing NGR: SE3482057268

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
330794
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04901/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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