History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.9965 / 53°59'47"N

Longitude: -1.4587 / 1°27'31"W

OS Eastings: 435584

OS Northings: 455743

OS Grid: SE355557

Mapcode National: GBR LQ87.03

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.KTL2

Plus Code: 9C5WXGWR+JG

Entry Name: The Abbey

Listing Date: 18 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447607

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(south side)
The Abbey



House. Early C18 with late C18 and C19 additions and C20
alterations. Coursed rubble and brick with ashlar dressings.
Pantile roof with raised and coped gables with kneelers, plus
2 gable and 3 ridge brick stacks. 2 storey plus attics. Quoins.
Glazing bar sashes throughout. North west front. 5 windows wide.
Off centre doorway within a 2 storey canted bay, with part glazed
door and overlight, and above a triple sash. To the right a
tripartite sash with a single sash above, and to the left a
single sash to each floor, beyond to left a set back section with
a single sash to each floor and beyond a further 2 storey canted
bay window with a triple sash to each floor. Above 2, 3-light
raking dormer windows. South west front, has a 2 storey canted
brick bay window with a triple sash to each floor, and a narrow
sash to the left, above 2 smaller windows in the gable. South
east front, has two 2 storey canted bay windows, that to the left
with a pair of part glazed doors, beyond to right a narrow sash.
Above a 3 light raking dormer and a 2 light hipped dormer. To the
right a projecting double gable wing with an off centre pointed
arched doorway with C20 door and fanlight, to the right a sash
and to the left a large segment headed window, with 3 casements.
Above a tripartite sash to the left, and 2 sashes to the right.

Listing NGR: SE3558455743

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.