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St Agnes House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1341 / 54°8'2"N

Longitude: -1.519 / 1°31'8"W

OS Eastings: 431525

OS Northings: 471026

OS Grid: SE315710

Mapcode National: GBR KNTM.YS

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.MCW1

Entry Name: St Agnes House

Listing Date: 27 May 1949

Last Amended: 19 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330071

Location: Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripon

Built-Up Area: Ripon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ripon Cathedral Parish with Littlethorpe

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1/7 (south side)
No 16 (St Agnes House)
[formerly listed as
No 16 (St Agnes Lodge)]


1693. Carpenter: Abraham Smith. (So much can at least be conjectured from the words
"Abraham Smith 1693" painted on to one of the purlins). Brick, now roughcast.
Pantiled roof. Two storeys and attics. Five bays: circular windows with 4 keystones
each (one replaced by neo-Georgian bay). Heavily rusticated door with quintuple
keystone. Very large chimneybreast at west end, with set backs each marked by small
triangular or segemental pediments, presumably in moulded brick. Rear wing:
2 storeys, and one bay, with contemporary shaped gable.

Interior. Good contemporary wainscotting. Three diagonally placed fireplaces.
Staircase with fat vase-shaped balusters, closed string and scrolled console against
lower newel (cf No 14 High St Agnesgate). Two contemporary paintings set into the
wainscotting in overmantels of 2 first floor rooms. One shows a rural scene in the
foreground of which is a signpost, apparently bearing the initials:


Listing NGR: SE3152571026

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