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North Yorkshire
Harrogate (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 34997 57148


SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH HIGH STREET (north side, off)

6/136 No 62 (Beech House) 15.5.68 GV II

House, now offices. C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered, roof not visible. 2 storeys with cellar and false attic storey; 5 first-floor windows. Central half-glazed 4-panel door with stone architrave in porch with flanking Tuscan columns supporting entablature with cornice and blocking course. On far right a 6-panel door to passage with wooden architrave and cornice. C19 canted bay windows with sashes on far left to ground and first floors, and between doors to right. Remaining windows are sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels, to ground and first floors and on second floor fully framed and glazed 6-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels. Moulded band at first-floor level. High parapet with cream brick fluted panels and modillioned flat cornice. Left return: 2 storeys only; 7 first-floor windows. C20 casements and sashes throughout. Interior: ground floor, left-large room with scrolled plasterwork to ceiling and central rose. Front room, right, central hall and landing have roll- moulded ceiling cornices. Staircase of 2 flights has moulded handrail and slender balusters with fluted capitals. 1st floor, left: C18 fireplace has wood and plaster, Adam-style surround with paired fluted columns and central plaque with Athena and Muses. Sash windows have panelled reveals and shutters. The interior details were photographed for the National Monuments record before a thorough restoration in 1980.

Listing NGR: SE3499757148


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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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Date: 17 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04547/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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