Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322311
OS Grid Reference: SE2351995775
OS Grid Coordinates: 423519, 495775
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3570, -1.6396
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APPLETON EAST AND WEST EAST APPLETON
SE 29 NW
4/1 The Manor House
(formerly listed as East
Marked on Ordnance Survey map as East Appleton Hall. Manor house. Late C16
or early C17, restored c1890. For the Croft family. Coursed rubble with
sandstone ashlar dressings, C20 concrete interlocking tile roof. H-plan, 2
storeys, 1:4:1 bays, the outer bays projecting as narrow wings, with lesser
2-storey range to west. South elevation, main house: plinth. Quoins to
right wing and between bays 4 and 5. In fourth bay, board door in quoined,
chamfered surround with triangular soffit to lintel and hood-mould. Windows
mostly C19 renewals, chamfered mullioned. On ground floor in second and
fifth bays, 2-light window with hood-mould ; 2-light window in third bay.
First floor: in second, fourth and fifth bays, 3-light mullion windows. In
second bay, blocked surround of original 2-light window. Left wing: 2-light
window with hood-mould on ground floor, single-light in gable. Right wing:
similar, with ground-floor window at rather higher level, and with single-
light windows in left return, probably indicating the site of the staircase.
Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings to gables of wings. Corniced ashlar stacks
in second bay and at end right, the latter repaired in brick. Range to
left: sash window with glazing bars and glazed door on ground floor;
tripartite sash window on first floor. Brick stack to left end. Rear
elevation: corbelled first-floor external stack on north-east wing. Right
return: large external stack; ground-floor 2-light window with hood-mould;
first-floor single-light window. North-east wing: board door in quoined
chamfered surround with triangular soffit to lintel; 3-light window with
hood-mould on ground floor; 3-light window on first floor. Interior: in
ground-floor sitting room in right wing, large fireplace with asymmetrical
chamfered segmental arch. Richard Braithwaite, court poet to James I and
author of "Drunken Barnaby's" Itinerary, died here in 1673 and was buried in
Catterick Church (qv).
Listing NGR: SE2351995775
Source: English Heritage
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