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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0089 / 54°0'31"N

Longitude: -1.4718 / 1°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 434712

OS Northings: 457111

OS Grid: SE347571

Mapcode National: GBR LQ52.4P

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.CHCL

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330875

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)
6/205 No 12 Manor House

House. Probably mid - late C17, with late C19 restoration. Timber frame
with stone, rendered. Roof of stone slates with some Westmorland slates
near ridge. 2-storey, L-shaped plan with projecting 2-storey porch on south
side of east wing. C20 board door and glazed double door under porch, C19
fenestration. External stack at south end of west wing, gable stack at east
end of east wing, both rendered but with upper parts renewed in brick.
Interior: entrance hall has stone flag floor, timber post, panelled
partitions and large open fireplace, restored. An entrance passage from
Waterside originally behind the fireplace. Main living room at south end of
west wing has fine carved panelling with arcading and scrolls. Fireplace
with masks and date 1661 in overmantle. Similar fine panelling to the room
above, which is associated with Oliver Cromwell. C20 extension to east end
of east wing. The chequered paintwork originally extended over the ground
floor and dated from before the late C19 restoration.
W A Atkinson, Knaresborough and its Manor Houses. A Kellett, Knaresborough
in Old Picture Postcards, 1984, p 32. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1906, p 39.

Listing NGR: SE3469157126

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