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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: 1150449



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blubberhouses

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331409

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BLUBBERHOUSES HALL LANE SE 15 NE (north side) 2/17 Blubberhouses Hall, now Venture House GV II

House. Mid C19 for Lady Frankland, possibly by E B Lamb. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with 2-storey gabled porch bay 3 and corbelled first-floor gable bay 1. In Elizabethan style. Plinth. South front has chamfered doorcase to porch and central 4- light chamfered mullion window , both below relieving arches, and bay window to left of 3-lights flanked by lower single lights, all under stone roof. Above two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and similar 3-light window to left, all but central window below relieving arches. Projecting quoined stack to right of porch with 3 tall flues, single tall stack to left of porch and tall gable stack to left. Right return has ground-floor bay window with 4-light chamfered mullion window, similar 3-light window over and further 2-light window in gable. The hall was used as a shooting box by Lord Walsingham, the grandson of Lady Frankland who was also the patron of St Andrews Church (qv). E Bogg, Higher Wharfedale, 1904, p 45.

Listing NGR: SE1666355418

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bogg, E, Higher Wharfedale, (1904), 45

National Grid Reference: SE 16663 55418


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