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Latitude: 54.0207 / 54°1'14"N
Longitude: -1.4694 / 1°28'9"W
OS Eastings: 434858
OS Northings: 458432
OS Grid: SE348584
Mapcode National: GBR LP5Y.NF
Mapcode Global: WHD9L.D6HG
Plus Code: 9C6W2GCJ+76
Entry Name: Roundells Manor
Listing Date: 15 March 1966
Last Amended: 29 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263097
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433242
Location: Scriven, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Scriven
Built-Up Area: Knaresborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Knaresborough
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 35 NW SCRIVEN THE GREEN
5/70 Roundells Manor (formerly
listed as "Randell Manor")
House. C19 incorporating C17 walling and Cl6 masonry fragments. Coursed
squared limestone and gritstone with brick to left; C17 red brick, Flemish
bond, with ashlar quoins to right. Pantiles. 2 parallel gabled 2-storey
ranges: the range to left of 2 bays with recessed entrance bay to left; the
range to right of 2 bays. Left range: C20 small-paned side-sliding sash to
ground floor right; similar vertical sash to first floor left, C19 sash to
right. Between the first-floor windows there is a stone plaque with a
shield in relief, below it there are the remains of an inscription in Gothic
lettering "..? deo" and another shield. C20 brickwork to gable with
irregularly pitched sides and stack. Range to right: C20 sashes with
glazing bars in C19 openings with stone sills and lintels to both floors.
Rear and left return: rendered, with C20 brickwork and openings; right
return: the walling with inserted brick panels in position of ground- and
first-floor fireplaces (left) and a first-floor fireplace, right; side wall
stacks of reused stone. Interior not inspected at resurvey but reported to,
contain moulded ceiling beams. The Gothic lettering is similar in character
to the early C16 work of Abbot Huby at Fountains and several other sites
(Brimham Hall, How Hill Tower), his motto being 'Sol Deo Honor et Gloria'.
The Roundell family owned land in Knaresborough and Scriven in the medieval
period. Their arms (or, a fess gules between 3 olive brances vert) may be
those on the weathered stone. Speight refers to the house in the early C20
as 'reputed to have been the homestead of the Slingsbys of Scriven Hall;
there was then a coat of arms over the main entrance and 'a great portion
pulled down'. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SE3485858432
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