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Knaresborough House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0103 / 54°0'36"N

Longitude: -1.4702 / 1°28'12"W

OS Eastings: 434820

OS Northings: 457268

OS Grid: SE348572

Mapcode National: GBR LQ52.H5

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.DG5H

Entry Name: Knaresborough House

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330794

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/125 No 107 (Knaresborough

Town house, now council offices. Late C18 for the Collins family. Coursed
squared limestone, stone slate roof. 3-storey, 5-bay square central block
flanked by single-storey, 2-bay wing to left and 2-storey, 2-bay wing to
right. Central panelled door with fanlight and portico with Tuscan columns
supporting fluted frieze, dentilled cornice and triangular pediment. Sashes
with glazing bars, projecting sills and flat arches throughout first and
second floors, 6-pane sashes to 3rd floor. Balustraded band at first-floor
level. Moulded eaves cornice, hipped roof, wide lateral stacks. Rear:
flanking wings single-storey, windows and balustrade as front. The house
became the property of Knaresborough Council in 1951. Interior: entrance
hall with 2 pairs of columns with plain beaded capitals. 6-panel doors,
tiled floor. To left: wide cantilevered staircase of 2 lights with plain
balustrade. Venetian landing window contains painted glass with monograms
and coats of arms. Council Chamber at centre of ground floor rear rooms,
has plaster ceiling frieze of triglyphs and lamps and classical style
fireplace of carved wood.

Listing NGR: SE3482057268

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