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Church of St Robert (Presbytery and Repository)

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9894 / 53°59'21"N

Longitude: -1.5371 / 1°32'13"W

OS Eastings: 430451

OS Northings: 454919

OS Grid: SE304549

Mapcode National: GBR KQQ9.0N

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.CZ9J

Entry Name: Church of St Robert (Presbytery and Repository)

Listing Date: 5 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382322

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: High Harrogate St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE 3054 NW ROBERT STREET
(North side)
700-/25/10027
CHURCH OF ST ROBERT
Presbytery and
Repository
II

Includes: No 98 STATION PARADE.
Roman catholic church with presbytery and repository. 1864, 1879 by Goldie and Child,
altered 1906 by Marten of Leeds. Red brick with ashlar dressings and welsh slate roofs with
coped gables and kneelers. Gothic revival style.
Church has nave and aisles with a short square tower to the north-east. Nave has 12 lancets
to the clerestory on the west and 11 on the east. The irregular aisles have some similar
lancets. Main front has projecting gabled porch with C20 double doors, flanked on either
side by a single lancet. Above 4 tall lancets with pink stone shafts and carved capitals, with
between a central buttress. Above a single central shaft with small lancets on either side. This
gable topped with an ashlar bellcote with spire.
To the right the square tower with ashlar bands, it is topped with a saddle-back roof with
2 bell openings on each facade. Attached to the right an ashlar pointed archway which links
to the presbytery.
Presbytery, 2 storeys and attic, with ashlar sill and hood bands. The gabled south front has
a 2 storey canted bay window with 3 plain sashes to each floor. Canted comer turret with
a single lancet to each face. East front has 2 canted bay windows under a single lean-to roof,
above 2 pairs of sashes and a small dormer. Return angle has a large sash on the ground floor
and a tripartite window above with hipped dormer.
Repository to east has 3 window south front, with central doorway and overlight flanked
by single sashes with 3 similar sashes above, and then 3 hipped dormers above. The rounded
east end has 2 sashes on the ground floor and a single sash above.
Interior; has 5 bay arcades, the northern two sub-divided within the chancel, all with circular
columns and water-leaf capitals. The original wooden roof survives, now painted white,
with similar side aisle roofs. A wooden gallery with pews and an ornate organ to the south.
Ornate Victorian side aisle chapels, original pews and stained glass.


Listing NGR: SE3045954935

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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