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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skeeby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4186 / 54°25'6"N

Longitude: -1.6928 / 1°41'34"W

OS Eastings: 420029

OS Northings: 502612

OS Grid: NZ200026

Mapcode National: GBR JKMB.9V

Mapcode Global: WHC6D.Z61H

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 19 December 1951

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322191

Location: Skeeby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Skeeby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 20 SW (north side)

5/125 No 43 (Manor House)
(formerly listed as Manor
19.12.51 House)


House. Early-mid C17. Rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2
storeys, 5 first-floor windows, T-shaped plan with rear stair turret and
outshut. Rough quoins. Central board door in moulded, quoined surround
with triangular head. Ground-floor windows: 2-light double-chamfered
mullion windows with continuous hood-mould over windows and door. First
floor: double-chamfered fire window with hood-mould; 2 pairs of 2-light
double-chamfered mullion windows, each pair with continuous hood-mould.
Ashlar kneelers of quarter-round section; ashlar coping to raised verges.
Corniced ashlar stacks at ends, that to right with external stepped stack.
To left, former barn, now extension to house, and projecting from it to
left, single-storey former coach-house now with garage doors in hipped gable
end, not of special interest. Rear: central stair turret rising up above
eaves as full dormer, and with 2-light mullion windows with drip-moulds. To
right, original roof dormer with matching window. Outshut has been added to
continue building line flush with that of turret, and has matching windows,
possibly re-set when outshut added. Interior: house retains all 4 original
ashlar fireplaces; in ground-floor room to left, huge flat-headed surround
with moulded and stop-chamfered arris, fluted frieze, cornice and side seats
within fireplace cavity; in ground-floor room to right, chamfered
triangular-headed surround; in both first-floor rooms chamfered triangular-
headed surrounds with cornices. Ground-floor rooms have stop-chamfered
internal door-frames, stop-chamfered first-floor beams and joists. Dog-leg
stair in turret appears to have original treads in upper section. Roof
trusses: angled principal rafters, 1 with collar removed. VCH i, p 52.

Listing NGR: NZ2002902612

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