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Giggleswick School Hostel

A Grade II Listed Building in Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0729 / 54°4'22"N

Longitude: -2.2941 / 2°17'38"W

OS Eastings: 380855

OS Northings: 464142

OS Grid: SD808641

Mapcode National: GBR DPFB.4R

Mapcode Global: WH95D.QWSK

Entry Name: Giggleswick School Hostel

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323798

Location: Giggleswick, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD24

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Giggleswick

Built-Up Area: Settle

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Giggleswick St Alkelda

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 8064-8164
north side)
Giggleswick School Hostel


Hostel and dining hall. 1868 and 1875 by Austin and Paley. Gothic. Snecked stone,
Westmorland slate roof. Tripartite composition: 1868 central 3 storeys, 2 bay
entrance tower with recessed 2 storeys 6 bay wing to left. Left-hand projecting
gabled 3 storeys bay and right-hand recessed 2 storeys 5 bay wing with projecting
right-hand 3 storeys bay are additions of 1875. Entrance tower has left-hand
entrance with 4-centre head; moulded surround,plank doors. 4-light mullionedand
transomed ground floor window to right with King mullion. First floor 2-light
and 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Second floor sill band. Two-2-light
windows with cinquefoil cusped heads. Embattled tower to left-hand bay with
gargoyles, gable to right with crocketted finial. Gabled end bays differ in treat-
ment. Left-hand bay is broader and contains entrance and canted bay window. First
floor 3- and 2-light mullioned and transomed windows. 4 lancets to second floor.
Right-hand bay two 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with Y tracery on ground
floor. 4-light mullioned and transomed window on first floor and 2-light window
with round-heads on second floor, crocketted finial. End bays are linked to centre
by 2-storey range of 6 and 5 bays respectively: 2-light windows. Dormers have round-
headed casements and projecting eaves with quartrefoils in gales. Left-hand, right-
hand and central stacks. Louvred vents to wings.
Source E A Bell A History of Giggleswick School (Leeds, 1912'

Listing NGR: SD8085564142

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