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Latitude: 53.8084 / 53°48'30"N
Longitude: -0.1874 / 0°11'14"W
OS Eastings: 519456
OS Northings: 436201
OS Grid: TA194362
Mapcode National: GBR WS4D.7J
Mapcode Global: WHHGL.3J1S
Entry Name: Tower House
Listing Date: 16 December 1966
Last Amended: 24 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 166676
Location: Burton Constable, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Burton Constable
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Swine with Ellerby St Mary
Church of England Diocese: York
BURTON CONSTABLE BURTON CONSTABLE LANE
(west side, off)
9/1 Tower House
(formerly listed as
16.12.66 Denbarrie Kennels)
Formerly the engine house and water tower of Burton.Constable Hall (qv),now
a dwelling. Early-mid C19 incorporating early C17 tower and with later
additions and alterations. Reddish-brown brick in Flemish bond with yellow
brick and ashlar dressings and reddish-brown narrow brick in stretcher bond
to tower, with concealed roofs. Square on plan with 3-bay front, C17 tower
to rear. Main front has central breakforward of 3 storeys, single bay, with
2-storey, single bays to either side. Yellow brick quoins and chamfered
plinth. Central entrance a brick basket-arched opening. Within a part-
glazed door. Above opening a heraldic shield inscribed 'SANS MAL DESIR'.
Casement cross windows throughout with wooden mullions and transoms except
to second floor of tower which has a 4-pane casement. All windows under
ashlar hoodmoulds with label stops and with ashlar sills. Yellow brick
eaves course. Projecting embattled parapets. Rear embattled octagonal
stack. Octagonal water tower incorporated to rear at right has inserted 3-
pane windows under hoodmoulds. Lowered in late C20. Embattled parapets.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 212.
Listing NGR: TA1945636201
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