Description: Raventhorpe Manor
Date Listed: 2 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 332536
OS Grid Reference: SE4807186664
OS Grid Coordinates: 448071, 486664
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2734, -1.2633
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SE 48 NE
4/9 RAVENSTHORPE MANOR
House. Early-mid C19 with additions of probably mid C19 and 1905. Ashlar, blue
slate roof. 2 Storeys, 3 bays having 2-bay block with rear wing added to right
later in C19 and another block added to rear left corner 1905 (not of special
interest). garden front: plinth, lst-floor cill band, eaves band, oversailing
eaves. Windows are 16-pane sashes, mostly with original glazing and on ground
floor taller, having apron panels and eaved architraves. Central bay of main
range breaks forward and is rusticated on the ground floor having a pedimented
entrance with 3 steps up to 6-panel double door and dentil cornice which
continues, undentilled, to either side over the flanking side-lights set in
recessed panels. The left bay of the right-hand addition also breaks forward,
continuing the rhythm, and has a tripartite window on each floor, each with a
16-pane sash flanked by 8-pane sashes. The architrave of each is corniced and
pedimented, the ground-floor architrave with frieze and triangular pediment, the
lst-floor architrave with corbels below, jamb blocks and segmental pediment.
Roof hipped over main range. Ridge stacks rebuilt in white brick with stone
cornices. Left return: steps up to French window on right, sash with glazing
bars on left and two similar windows above flanking a recess.
Interior: entrance hall has chequered floor, panelled doors and round-arched
niches with trellis-patterned doors. Dog-leg open-string stair has wave-moulded
treads, twist-balusters and panelled, square-sectioned newels with added caps.
Listing NGR: SE4807186664
Source: English Heritage
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