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Description: Yaverland Manor
Date Listed: 14 March 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 310210
OS Grid Reference: SZ6142285938
OS Grid Coordinates: 461422, 85938
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6699, -1.1322
SZ68NW YAVERLAND ROAD
1352-0/2/174 Yaverland Manor
Formerly Listed as:
Yaverland Manor in parish of
Manor house. Medieval, reconstructed in C1620 with alteration
c1709 as a stone in the west gable shows. H-shaped plan. Stone
with tiled roof having 5 clustered brick chimneystacks. South
front consists of 2 gables between 2 gable ended wings. 3
storeys. Moulded stone string forms hood to ground floor
window. One window to each storey under each gable, all
symmetrically placed with 5 lights, mullions and one transom
to 1st and 2nd storeys. 3rd storey has window with 4 lights
and mullions without transoms. Top window in west gable is
blocked. Leaded lights, some original. All windows have
moulded rectangular dripstones. Moulded stone coping to all
gables. C17 moulded door surround.
Interior contains a very fine well staircase (dated 1620 with
the initials I E R built by the Richards family) with turned
balusters and heavy acorn finials and pendants and grotesque
corbels, a fine arch to the staircase with reeded pilasters
and strapwork decoration, a 1st floor early C17 wainscotted
room with strapwork motifs at the top. The Great Hall retains
medieval layout including step at one end for dais. Large open
fireplaces in several rooms with stone lintels. Some
decorative features of early C18 in east wing.
(Winter CWR:The Manor Houses of the Isle of Wight:169-174).
Listing NGR: SZ6141685958
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Source: English Heritage
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