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Description: East Ravendale Hall
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164385
OS Grid Reference: TF2367499466
OS Grid Coordinates: 523674, 399466
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4774, -0.1379
TF 29 NW EAST RAVENDALE
East Ravendale Hall
House. Early C18, probably for 9th Baronet Thorold, with extensive late C19
and early C20 alterations and additions'for the Parkinson family. Red brick
in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof to C18 sections, Welsh slates to
remainder. Early section T-shaped on plan: 2-room west front (probably
originally with central entrance hall), with 2-room rear wing; later
additions to north, including entrance to east. West front: 2 storeys with
attic, 5 bays; symmetrical. C19 central full height brick canted bay with
plate glass sashes in wooden architraves flanked by similar windows in
lengthened original openings with rubbed brick flat arches. Flight of 3
stone steps to window to left. 3-course brick first floor band. Similar
first floor windows. Deeply-coved eaves cornice. Three C19 dormers with
casements beneath segmental pediments. Brick-coped gables. Tall C19
corniced end stacks. Right gable-end has pairs of C19 sashes to ground,
first floor and attic. Rear wing, south front, has projecting ground floor
bay window to left with bowed sides and C20 French windows beneath moulded
cornice; windows, brick band, eaves cornice, end and axial stacks similar to
west front. Interior. Original C18 features: ground floor left room has
bolection panelling, moulded dado rail, moulded wooden ceiling cornice,
marble bolection chimneypiece with panelled overmantel and corniced
mantleshelf flanked by round-arched cupboards with panelled pilasters
supporting keyed archivolts; ground floor right (incorporating former
central room) has fielded panelling, moulded dado rail and ceiling cornice;
room to rear right has fielded panelling, moulded dado rail, dentilled
cornice, moulded stone chimneypiece with fluted key, panelled overmantel and
corniced mantleshelf; 2 first floor west bedrooms have fielded panelling,
moulded dado rails and cornices; fielded-panel doors in architraves.
Otherwise the interior features date from the late C19 - early C20
alterations and are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TF2367499466
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