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Description: Eske Manor
Date Listed: 9 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 164527
OS Grid Reference: TA0573743236
OS Grid Coordinates: 505737, 443236
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8746, -0.3932
There is also a scheduled monument, Site of deserted village of Eske, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
TA 04 SE
8/55 Eske Manor
House. Mid C17, with C18 and C19 rear wings. Red brick, pantiled roofs.
2 storeys, 4 bays 2:1:1, with projecting 2-storey porch, and single-bay wing
to right under pentice roof. Centre-lobby entry with through-stack passage
leading formerly to the rear stair tower, now demolished. Porch: ground
floor: 6-panel bolection-moulded door under segmental arch with moulded
imposts and projecting keyblock. Moulded first-floor band (a cavetto
moulding above a torus) with low pediment over. First floor: small 2-pane
sash under a flat gauged brick arch. Rubbed brick Lombard frieze beneath
dentilled brick cornice. To the gable is a blank opening painted in
imitation of a 2-light mullioned window, under a dentilled floating cornice.
Coped gable. The main block has paired 2-pane sashes under flat gauged
brick arches throughout: the first-floor band and eaves cornice run
continuously around the building. The axial stack has 4 linked flues: the
partly external end stacks have twin flues, diagonally set. Wing to right:
moulded band and tumbled-in brick to plain close verges. Interior: ground
floor: a passage through the thickness of the stack links the lobby to the
blocked entrance to the former rear stair tower. First floor: the room to
the left of the porch is entirely boarded out and painted in imitation of
panelling with cartouches and heraldic shields. Also painted is a fire
surround with Corinthian columns 'supporting' a pedimented overmantel.
Primary and secondary joists throughout the house have ovolo chamfers with
Listing NGR: TA0573743236
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Source: English Heritage
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