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Blubberhouses Hall, Now Venture House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9945 / 53°59'40"N

Longitude: -1.7473 / 1°44'50"W

OS Eastings: 416663

OS Northings: 455418

OS Grid: SE166554

Mapcode National: GBR JQ77.HT

Mapcode Global: WHC8B.4V6L

Entry Name: Blubberhouses Hall, Now Venture House

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331409

Location: Blubberhouses, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Blubberhouses

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Fewston St Michael and St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 15 NE
(north side)
2/17 Blubberhouses Hall, now
Venture House

House. Mid C19 for Lady Frankland, possibly by E B Lamb. Coursed squared
gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with 2-storey
gabled porch bay 3 and corbelled first-floor gable bay 1. In Elizabethan
style. Plinth. South front has chamfered doorcase to porch and central 4-
light chamfered mullion window , both below relieving arches, and bay window
to left of 3-lights flanked by lower single lights, all under stone roof.
Above two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and similar 3-light window to
left, all but central window below relieving arches. Projecting quoined
stack to right of porch with 3 tall flues, single tall stack to left of
porch and tall gable stack to left. Right return has ground-floor bay
window with 4-light chamfered mullion window, similar 3-light window over
and further 2-light window in gable. The hall was used as a shooting box by
Lord Walsingham, the grandson of Lady Frankland who was also the patron of
St Andrews Church (qv). E Bogg, Higher Wharfedale, 1904, p 45.

Listing NGR: SE1666355418

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