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Bee House to West of Dale Head Farmhouse and Wall to Left

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westerdale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4309 / 54°25'51"N

Longitude: -0.9567 / 0°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 467776

OS Northings: 504440

OS Grid: NZ677044

Mapcode National: GBR PKR6.NF

Mapcode Global: WHF8V.8WNL

Plus Code: 9C6XC2JV+98

Entry Name: Bee House to West of Dale Head Farmhouse and Wall to Left

Listing Date: 20 December 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328066

ID on this website: 101316282

Location: North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Westerdale

Built-Up Area: Castleton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Westerdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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10/148 Bee house to west of
Dale Head Farmhouse
and wall to left


Purpose-built bee shelter and wall. 1832. Sandstone with purple Lakeland slate
roof. Lectern shape. 1 low storey. Plinth with coping band. Upon this an
arcade of 6 shouldered segmental arches with monolith heads supported on side
masonry and single slabs between. The alcoves thus formed were used as shelters
for straw bee skeps in winter. Band at eaves. Stone ridge and end copings,
moulded kneelers.

Short length of low wall to left holds bronze plaque dating the building and
also its restoration in 1983 by the National Park Committee.

RCHM op cit p.186.

Listing NGR: NZ6777604440

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