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Levens Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Killinghall, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0168 / 54°1'0"N

Longitude: -1.5844 / 1°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 427328

OS Northings: 457942

OS Grid: SE273579

Mapcode National: GBR KPCZ.SV

Mapcode Global: WHC8D.M9QJ

Entry Name: Levens Hall

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331541

Location: Killinghall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Killinghall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hampsthwaite and Killinghall

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 25 NE (south side)

4/37 Levens Hall

- II

House. C17 with extensive mid C20 restoration. Coursed squared pink/grey
gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Quoins. The
central glazed double doors, 5 and 2-light mullioned windows on the south
side are all C20. Shaped kneelers, gable copings. Rear (to road): C20 door
right; recessed chamfered mullion windows of 3 lights to left, ground and
first floors, and right, first floor. A central mullion and transom window
lights the stairs. A projecting single-storey bay to left has a large gable
stack and C20 openings. Interior not inspected at resurvey but the previous
list description (1962) records that the panelling was removed some years
ago. The house is said to have been the home of Captain John Levens who
settled there after the Civil War. He became a Quaker and died in 1688,
being buried in the orchard or stackyard; 2 of his children were also buried
there. H Speight, Upper Nidderdale, 1906, p 135.

Listing NGR: SE2732857942

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