Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 5 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 330875
OS Grid Reference: SE3471257111
OS Grid Coordinates: 434712, 457111
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0089, -1.4718
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SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH WATERSIDE
6/205 No 12 Manor House
House. Probably mid - late C17, with late C19 restoration. Timber frame
with stone, rendered. Roof of stone slates with some Westmorland slates
near ridge. 2-storey, L-shaped plan with projecting 2-storey porch on south
side of east wing. C20 board door and glazed double door under porch, C19
fenestration. External stack at south end of west wing, gable stack at east
end of east wing, both rendered but with upper parts renewed in brick.
Interior: entrance hall has stone flag floor, timber post, panelled
partitions and large open fireplace, restored. An entrance passage from
Waterside originally behind the fireplace. Main living room at south end of
west wing has fine carved panelling with arcading and scrolls. Fireplace
with masks and date 1661 in overmantle. Similar fine panelling to the room
above, which is associated with Oliver Cromwell. C20 extension to east end
of east wing. The chequered paintwork originally extended over the ground
floor and dated from before the late C19 restoration.
W A Atkinson, Knaresborough and its Manor Houses. A Kellett, Knaresborough
in Old Picture Postcards, 1984, p 32. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1906, p 39.
Listing NGR: SE3469157126
Source: English Heritage
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