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Rowland Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wressle, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7687 / 53°46'7"N

Longitude: -0.902 / 0°54'7"W

OS Eastings: 472466

OS Northings: 430819

OS Grid: SE724308

Mapcode National: GBR QS4V.HR

Mapcode Global: WHFD5.3JQQ

Entry Name: Rowland Hall

Listing Date: 16 December 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165379

Location: Wressle, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Wressle

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wressle St John of Beverley

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

WRESSLE ROWLANDHALL LANE
SE 73 SW
(east side)
5/151
Rowland Hall
16.12.66

- II
House. Late C18. Brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings and concrete tile
and slate roofs. Central-hallway entry with flanking service wings. 2 storeys, 3
bays with advanced central gabled bay, and single-storey 2-bay service wings.
Steps to 6-panel door beneath radial glazed fanlight in doorcase with attached
Doric columns, dooserets and open pediment. To left: 16-pane sashes. To right:
4-pane sashes. First-floor band to main house. Hipped roofs and end stacks to
service wings. First floor: 16-pane sashes to centre and left; 4-pane sash to
right. Keyed wedge lintels to all windows. Oval oculus to gable. Hipped roof,
end stacks. INTERIOR: open-string staircase with turned balusters, and modillion
cornice to hall. Lavish decoration to sitting room. Fireplace has paired
attached columns with palm leaf capitals and foliage motif in interstices,
carrying frieze with central plaque depicting Roman figures in relief flanked by
panels with relief foxes heads and hunting horns above festoons, and outer panels
with medallions containing heads, possibly representing wood sprites; oak leaf
cornice. Dado rail and plain panelling. Fireplace flanked by round-arched
alcoves with reeded pilasters, foliage and dentilled friezes and guilloches to
soffit of arches. Acanthus leaves, dentils and paterae to ceiling cornice.
Elaborate ceiling rose with festoons, paterae and radial foliage motifs.


Listing NGR: SE7246630819

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