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Lacon Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.097 / 54°5'49"N

Longitude: -1.6231 / 1°37'23"W

OS Eastings: 424745

OS Northings: 466855

OS Grid: SE247668

Mapcode National: GBR KP32.D2

Mapcode Global: WHC80.19C0

Entry Name: Lacon Hall

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434197

Location: Sawley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Sawley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SAWLEY MAIN STREET
SE 26 NW (west side, off)

4/140 Lacon Hall

23.4.52
- II

House. Early C17 incorporating remains of C16 timber frame, with C19
alterations and extensive mid C20 restoration. Coursed gritstone rubble,
purple slate roof. 2 storeys with attics, 4 bays. Quoins; plinth. C20
glazed door in quoined shallow triangular-headed surround with deep lintel
and formerly in timber-framed gabled porch to right of bay 1; door inserted
in former 5-light window in bay 3. Recessed-chamfered mullion windows
throughout, of 5 lights to ground floor, shorter and of 4 lights above.
Single-light windows to right of bay 1 on first floor and in bay 2 to right
on each floor. First-floor string course with cyma moulding. Eaves raised
above first-floor windows. Gable copings. Ridge stack between bays 2 and
3; end stacks, that to left external with offsets and 2 flues. Rear: no
original openings; attached single-storey former dairy, now entrance block,
at right angles on right. Right return: chamfered single-light window to
first floor left and 2 to attic storey. Interior: kitchen, bay 1, has very
wide fireplace with chamfered segmental stone arch; spine beam with
pyramidal stops; staircase built into this room. Bay 2 (probably former
hall) has large fireplace with plain chamfered jambs and segmental arch and
spine beam as kitchen. Bay 3: unheated, possibly a former service room, now
staircase hall; spine beam with wide chamfer and plain stops. Bay 4:
fireplace against gable wall has chamfered shallow triangular-headed
surround. First floor: 3 rooms have fireplaces in same style as bay 4;
extensive remains of earlier timber-frame visible in bays 2 and 4,
comprising posts, braces and wall-plates with evenly spaced peg or dowel
holes. The former porch with beam dated 'W 1655 I' was dismantled during
restoration and the timbers stolen. North Yorkshire and Cleveland
Vernacular Buildings Study Group. Report Number 196, (1976).


Listing NGR: SE2474566855

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