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Latitude: 54.0244 / 54°1'27"N
Longitude: -1.6261 / 1°37'34"W
OS Eastings: 424589
OS Northings: 458776
OS Grid: SE245587
Mapcode National: GBR KP2X.R3
Mapcode Global: WHC8C.Z3TN
Entry Name: Hirst Grove
Listing Date: 23 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1150557
English Heritage Legacy ID: 331152
Location: Birstwith, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Birstwith
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hampsthwaite and Killinghall
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
BIRSTWITH HIRST LANE
SE 25 NW (east side, off)
14/24 Hirst Grove
House. c1800. For Thomas Smith. Coursed squared grey gritstone, roof of
small grey slates. Tall house of 2 storeys, 3 bays. East front: central 6-
panel door with fanlight in round-arched surround. On each floor flanking
16-pane sashes in stone surrounds; 12-pane sash above entrance. End stacks.
Rear (west side): tall round-arched central staircase window; sashes with
glazing bars. Single-storey porch added probably late C19. Interior: not
inspected at resurvey. A stone with the date 1731 and initials T S is
recorded on part of the house premises (Speight p 389). The house became
the home of the Rev Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893), Professor of Greek at the
University of Oxford. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1894, p 389.
Listing NGR: SE2458958776
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