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Manor House, Embsay with Eastby

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323936

OS Grid Reference: SE0054253830
OS Grid Coordinates: 400542, 453830
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9805, -1.9932

Location: Pasture Road, Embsay, North Yorkshire BD23 6PN

Locality: Embsay with Eastby
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6PN

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/24 Manor House (No 34) and
No 32
10.9.54 (formerly listed as Embsay
Hall or Manor House)

- II*

Formerly one house, now 2. c1635 with mid C17 and C20 alterations. Slobbered
squared rubble, stone dressings, stone slate roof. Lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys,
6 bays. Projecting gabled entrance porch in fourth bay. Central entrance has
chamfered surround, moulded impost blocks and basket arch of 11 voussoirs.
Chamfered surround and segmental arched lintel to inner entrance, plank door and
strap hinges. Embossed plaster decoration of lions and thistles. Oversailing upper
floor to porch on 6 stone corbels. 2 datestones (probably reset) of Alcock family
inscribed: T E A W A A
16.52 1665
8-light double chamfered mullioned window which continues round left and right hand
return; king mullion; hoodmould. Blocked stepped 3-light mullioned window in gable;
stepped hoodmould. Shaped kneelers and coping. Far left-hand bay has small
chamfered window in each storey. Remaining windows are double-chamfered with hood-
moulds - ground floor: 4 and 5-light cavetto mullioned, 2-light mullioned, 6-light
cavetto mullioned with king mullion; upper floor: two 3-light, two 2-light and
3-light mullioned. Left-hand former gable end ridge, right of centre and right-hand
gable end ridge stacks. Interior: early - mid C17 plasterwork in central ground
floor room including lions mask panel with vines. Plastel panel in front left-hand
room inscribed 1636 TA. C17 oak partition and plank doors on upper floor. No 32
contains blocked inglenook in right-hand gable.

Listing NGR: SE0054253830

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Source: English Heritage

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