Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 326314
OS Grid Reference: SE6157638077
OS Grid Coordinates: 461576, 438077
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8353, -1.0658
There is also a scheduled monument, York Prebendary Manor Moated Site, 300m North West of Hawthorn Farm, 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.
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RICCALL KELFIELD ROAD
SE 63 NW
6/58 The Manor House
(formerly listed as The
25.10.51 Vicarage or Old Prebendal
GV II *
Vicarage now house. 1896 inscribed above rear door incorporating tower and
turret of c1480, with later alterations. Pinkish-orange narrow brick tower
and turret with red brick house with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof.
T-shaped on plan. 2 storeys, 4 bays of which the fourth bay is occupied by
3-storey square tower and 5-stage turret with square base tapering to
octagonal top. Gothic tower: massive angle buttress to left. Angle
buttress with off-sets to three-quarter height to right. Off--centre
entrance a late C20 glazed door with overlight. To right a C20 casement
window, the whole beneath beam and C20 hood. First floor: lancet window and
pair of lancets. Second floor: pair of lancet windows. A single lancet to
first-floor and pair of lancets to second floor, then projecting stack. To
rear of tower is stair turret: slit windows to each stage. Upper stage
projects slightly with Lombard frieze. Lancet windows to alternate sides.
Spirelet. Otherwise house has mainly pairs of unequally-hung 3-pane sashes
with ashlar sills and with pointed lintels to ground floor. Two upper
windows break cogged eaves band. Group of 4 cylindrical ridge stacks.
Interior: dogleg staircase has turned balusters and Gothic newel posts.
Doors have decorative panelling. Some Gothic fireplaces. Stained glass to
ground floor tower window dated 1696. Stair to turret has a brick newel and
triplets of brick arches fanning out under each step. Pevsner N, Yorkshire,
York and The East Riding, 1978, p 329.
Listing NGR: SE6157638077
Source: English Heritage
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