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The Langley Archway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7446 / 53°44'40"N

Longitude: -0.8668 / 0°52'0"W

OS Eastings: 474831

OS Northings: 428177

OS Grid: SE748281

Mapcode National: GBR QTD4.4D

Mapcode Global: WHFDC.N4FN

Entry Name: The Langley Archway

Listing Date: 16 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165307

Location: Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Howden

Built-Up Area: Howden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Howden with Barmby on the Marsh

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 7428
12/79 The Langley Archway

Archway. Early C15. Built for Bishop Langley, Bishop of Durham 1406-37.
Brick in English bond with ashlar dressings. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor
windows. Large flat 4-centred arch of 2 hollow-moulded orders set on jambs
with broad chamfer to north, set in square-headed frame with stepped string
course over. Central angel above bears arms of Canon Langley and is flanked
by 2 trefoil-cusped single-light windows. Fragmentary coved course above.
To south: brick returns flank archway. At first-floor level the wall can be
seen to be approximately 2 feet thick and there is a deep splay to the
windows. Between them a brick built arched cupboard has been let into the
wall. Gateway to Bishop's Manor complex. Neave D, Howden Explored, 1979.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7482828176

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