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Scales House and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Askwith, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9398 / 53°56'23"N

Longitude: -1.7518 / 1°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 416388

OS Northings: 449327

OS Grid: SE163493

Mapcode National: GBR JQ6W.JF

Mapcode Global: WHC8Q.272J

Plus Code: 9C5WW6QX+W7

Entry Name: Scales House and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331397

Location: Askwith, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Askwith

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Weston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 14 NE
(west side)
10/4 Scales House and attached
- II

House and outbuilding. Early C17 with mid - late C18 alterations. Coursed
squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 2-storey, 3-bay lobby-
entrance-plan house with lower 2-storey, 2-bay outbuilding, the left bay now
part of the house. Main range: central C20 glazed door, chamfered quoined
jambs, shallow triangular-headed lintel, possibly renewed. Flanking paired
20-pane unevenly hung sashes in chamfered surrounds. First-floor windows:
central oval window with single pane, flanked by 3-light recessed chamfered
mullion windows, the left light in each window blocked, the right mullion
removed and 15-pane unevenly-hung sashes inserted. The top 2 eaves courses
are set back slightly. Large central banded ridge stack. Lower range: to
left C20 glazed porch covers former byre door in plain surround; another
byre door far right has a diagonally-tooled lintel. Windows to right of
porch, ground and first floor: 2-light recessed chamfered mullion windows,
mullion removed and 4-pane (ground floor) and 9-pane (first floor) sashes
inserted. Central first-floor board door in plain surround. Corniced ridge
stack to left of centre. Interior not inspected at resurvey. The Scales
place-name is of some antiquity: Isolda de Scales is entered on the 1379
Poll Tax return for Askwith. H Speight, Upper Wharfedale, 1900,
p 168.

Listing NGR: SE1638849327

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