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Reedness Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Reedness, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.6968 / 53°41'48"N

Longitude: -0.7879 / 0°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 480126

OS Northings: 422942

OS Grid: SE801229

Mapcode National: GBR QTYP.6J

Mapcode Global: WHFDL.VBZT

Plus Code: 9C5XM6W6+PR

Entry Name: Reedness Manor House

Listing Date: 16 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164897

Location: Reedness, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Reedness

Built-Up Area: Reedness

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitgift St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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SE 82 SW
(south side)
6/38 Reedness Manor House
House. Mid C18, incorporating some reused C17 brick, with later C18 and
early - mid C19 alterations and additions, C19 re-fronting, and minor C20
alterations. Brick; front pebbledashed, with sandstone ashlar dressings.
Welsh slates to outer slopes of roof to front range and of rear wing;
pantiles to inner slopes to front roof; Yorkshire slate roof to rear
extension, and eaves course to inner slope of rear wing. 1-shaped on plan:
original 2-room central entrance-hall north front with single-room kitchen
wing to rear right; later C18 single-room additions to wing and to inner
angle, forming double-depth front range; C19 single-room extension to rear
wing. 2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Plinth. C19 ashlar porch has
panelled square columns with foliate capitals carrying plain entablature and
flat hood. 6-panel door (top 4 panels glazed) and plain overlight in reveal
and plain wood surround. Full-height canted bays to either side have 4-pane
sashes in architraves with chamfered ashlar sills and mullions. Central
first-floor 4-pane sash with ashlar sill. Moulded wooden eaves cornice.
Double-span roof. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. Corniced end
stacks. Right return: plinth, reused C17 brick to lower courses of front
section, straight joints between builds. Single 16-pane sash and
3 tripartite sashes to each floor with glazing bars in flush wooden
architraves beneath segmental arches. Stepped and dentilled brick eaves
cornice. Stone-coped gable with shaped kneelers to main range, hipped roof
to lower 2-storey right extension. Interior. C18 details include: open
well staircase with ramped handrail, scrolled brackets, and slender column-
on-vase balusters with square knops (curtail step and newel removed);
dentilled cornice and delicate plasterwork fan to stairhall ceiling;
dentilled cornice to front left room; drawing room, rear left, with fielded-
panel dado, moulded dado rail, plaster frieze with urns and festoons,
dentilled cornice, and ornate composition chimney-piece with panelled
pilasters, dentilled cornice and fluted frieze with urns and festoons;
bedroom, rear left, with plaster cornice, pilastered chimney-piece with
fluted frieze and dentilled cornice, and pair of flanking cupboards with
6-fielded-panel doors in architraves; chimney-piece to bedroom, front left,
with dentilled cornice and composition ornament; dentilled chimney-piece to
bedroom, rear right; 6-fielded-panel doors in architraves. C19 pilastered
arch and moulded cornices to entrance hall and other main rooms, that to
ground-floor front right with foliate frieze; two C19 stone chimney-pieces.
Triple round-arched oven range to back kitchen. The front was formerly
stuccoed and jointed in imitation of ashlar.

Listing NGR: SE8012622942

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