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GRASSFIELD HOUSE HOTEL

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.

Name: GRASSFIELD HOUSE HOTEL

List entry Number: 1150595

Location

GRASSFIELD HOUSE HOTEL, RAMSGILL ROAD

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bewerley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331144

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BEWERLEY RAMSGILL ROAD SE 16 NE (west side)

3/16 Grassfield House Hotel

- II

House, now hotel. 1810. For Hanley Hutchinson. Ashlar, grey slate roof. 2-storey, 5-bay main block, the central 3 bays pedimented and breaking forward; 3 bays deep. Attached range to left adjoins rear of building, of 2 storeys and 2 bays with later 2-storey, l-bay addition to left. Wall attached to rear right continues to right, ramps down to gate piers and continues for approximately 10 metres. Main block: central glazed double door with fanlight in moulded architrave with imposts; flanking Doric columns support entablature, cornice and blocking course. Flanking windows, ground floor: 4-pane sashes with projecting sills and incised lintels. First floor: sashes with glazing bars, sill band to central 3 bays, lintels as ground floor. Rectangular recesses between ground and first-floor windows. Moulded eaves and pediment cornice. Hipped roof with paired stacks to bays 2 and 4. Attached range to left: two 16-pane sashes to ground floor, sashes with glazing bars above. Architectural details as main facade. Left bay not of special interest. Wall attached to right: 2 blind windows with rectangular panels above; moulded cornice and blocking course. To right: ramped wall of coursed squared rubble with flat coping; lean-to garden house attached to north side with 3 blocked round arched windows with keystones, gable coping and bulbous kneelers. Gate piers approximately 3 metres high: plinths, cornices and pyramidal finials. Wall continues for approximately 10 metres to right, ramped down once. Hanley Hutchinson was a leading figure in the Greenhow lead mining industry in the area. He leased the Cockhill-Sunside lead mines from the Yorke family and was a member of the provisional committee of the Yorkshire and Lancashire railway in the 1840's. He owned the Brigg House Rolling Mill where sheet lead and lead pipes were manufactured. W Grainge, Nidderdale, (1863), p 65. B Jennings, A History of Nidderdale (1967), pp 201, 295, 341.

Listing NGR: SE1521865828

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Grainage, W , Nidderdale, (1863), 65
Jennings, B, A History of Nidderdale, (1967), 201
Jennings, B, A History of Nidderdale, (1967), 295
Jennings, B, A History of Nidderdale, (1967), 341

National Grid Reference: SE 15218 65828

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