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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: 1150557



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birstwith

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331152

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BIRSTWITH HIRST LANE SE 25 NW (east side, off)

14/24 Hirst Grove


House. c1800. For Thomas Smith. Coursed squared grey gritstone, roof of small grey slates. Tall house of 2 storeys, 3 bays. East front: central 6- panel door with fanlight in round-arched surround. On each floor flanking 16-pane sashes in stone surrounds; 12-pane sash above entrance. End stacks. Rear (west side): tall round-arched central staircase window; sashes with glazing bars. Single-storey porch added probably late C19. Interior: not inspected at resurvey. A stone with the date 1731 and initials T S is recorded on part of the house premises (Speight p 389). The house became the home of the Rev Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893), Professor of Greek at the University of Oxford. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1894, p 389.

Listing NGR: SE2458958776

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Speight, H, Nidderdale, (1894), 389

National Grid Reference: SE 24589 58776


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