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Boathouse on East Side of Lake

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9784 / 53°58'42"N

Longitude: -1.4591 / 1°27'32"W

OS Eastings: 435572

OS Northings: 453733

OS Grid: SE355537

Mapcode National: GBR LQ7F.XL

Mapcode Global: WHD9S.K8DD

Plus Code: 9C5WXGHR+99

Entry Name: Boathouse on East Side of Lake

Listing Date: 12 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330911

Location: Plompton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Plompton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Spofforth with Kirk Deighton

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


5/240 Boathouse on east side of


Boathouse, c1760. For Daniel Lascelles. Coursed gritstone blocks, some
almost megalithic, and outcrop. A rectangular structure approximately 2.5
metres wide and 7 metres long. Entrance on north side (from land) is a
narrow opening with large lintel and rebates and hooks for a hung door on
the inner side. The wall is composed of very large boulders and is built
between natural rock outcrops. The opening to the water is a shallow arch
with rock-faced rustication to keystone and voussoirs. Interior: side walls
are formed by the cut-back faces of the rock outcrops. The roof is a barrel
vault of dressed gritstone blocks. Plompton Rocks is well known as a
natural rock formation, but the boat house is one of several rock-cut
features which are contemporary with the laying-out and planting of the
Rocks as a pleasure ground for Daniel Lascelles when he was constructing
Plompton Hall (qv).

Listing NGR: SE3557253733

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

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