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Manor House, Hunton

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322456

OS Grid Reference: SE1894992571
OS Grid Coordinates: 418949, 492571
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3284, -1.7101

Location: S View, Hunton, North Yorkshire DL8 1PX

Locality: Hunton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1PX

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/63 Manor House (formerly
listed as The Smithy)

- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17, late C17, early C18 and lateCl8, with
later alterations. Rubble, concrete interlocking tile roof. 2 storeys. T-
shaped plan. 1:1:2 first-floor windows with central hall with rear kitchen
wing, cross wing to left and later main range to right. Between second and
third first-floor windows, early C18 two-storey gabled porch, with light
vent on ground floor, 2-light chamfered mullion window with lead cames on
first floor, shaped kneelers and ashlar coping to gable; in right return,
C20 part-glazed door in quoined chamfered surround. Inside porch, C17 two-
panel door in quoined chamfered surround. Cross wing: late C16 - early C17.
Quoins. On ground floor, 4-light ovolo-section double-chamfered mullion
window with some stanchions; on first floor, 3-light chamfered mullion
window; lower roofline visible in gable, possibly of a cruck-framed profile;
shaped kneelers, gable coping. To right, hall, late C17, with C20 casement
windows, of 2 and 3 lights on ground floor and 3 lights on first floor.
Ashlar stack between cross wing and hall. Straight joint to right of porch,
with late C18 addition in coursed rubble beyond: quoins to right; part-
glazed C20 door in ashlar architrave with bases and triangular head; 1 bay
of C20 twelve-pane casement windows in ashlar surrounds with straight
tooling; garage doors below flat arch of even voussoirs, and with C20
twelve-pane casement window above on first floor. Shaped kneeler, ashlar
coping to right. Ashlar stack between third and fourth bays. Rear of cross
wing: board door on ground floor, and 3-light chamfered mullion window with
stanchions (obscured by later outbuilding); 2-light timber casement window
at intermediate level to staircase; 2-light chamfered mullion window on
first floor. Interior: chamfered beams; stop-chamfered joists. A-section
roof trusses in cross wing. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular
Buildings Study Group Report No 642.

Listing NGR: SE1894992571

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Source: English Heritage

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