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Ridgemont

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7404 / 53°44'25"N

Longitude: -0.1141 / 0°6'50"W

OS Eastings: 524484

OS Northings: 428766

OS Grid: TA244287

Mapcode National: GBR WTN5.3W

Mapcode Global: WHHH0.67YV

Entry Name: Ridgemont

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166649

Location: Burstwick, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU12

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Burstwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Burstwick All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

Burstwick New Laids Lane
TA 22 NW
(North Side, off)
Ridgemont
4/4

- II

The description shall be amended to read:-

House. 1824-5 for William Shokney and the Constable Estate. Restored and altered
1983-9. Red-brown brick to front, yellow brick to sides and rear in flemish bond.
Slate roof. 2 Storeys 5 bay south front symmetrical. Plinth has almost illegible
reset datestone 1740. Central doorway has restored Tuscan porch with columns
carrying renewed entablature and hood, plain pilasters flank C20 door with fanlight
in moulded surround. C20, 24-pane ground floor sashes, in original frames, with heavy
central vertical glazing bars, in reveals with ashlar cills and painted lintels with
projecting hoods. Similar smaller C20, 20-pane first floor sashes with cills and
painted lintels. Plain wooden eaves board, ornate cast iron gutter brackets, many
replaced. Hipped roof, double span to rear. Corniced brick stacks with square pots.
East front, 4 bay, blind window to left, tripartite glazing bar sash, C20 porch to
right with cambered arch; above 3, 16-pane sashes to right, blind window to left.
West front two single storey. Flat roofed C20 swimming pool addition with UPVC
fenestration, above 3, 16-pane sashes to left, blind window to right. North front
has 20 panel door with overlight and 3, 20 casement windows. Interior. Stairhall
has fine stone cantilevered staircase with moulded nosing and ramped mahogany
handrail, wrought iron balustrade with alternating pairs of column balusters and
scrolled interlaced panels with rosette ornament column-on-vase newel moulded plaster
covering, tall stairwell to rear with 2 round arched openings to first floor.
Drawing room, ground floor right; good cream and orange marble chimney piece with
tapering fluted pilasters carrying panelled frieze with roundels to closets and
fluted insets to frieze, ornate moulded covering, panel doorcase with pates and
hood. Dining room, ground floor left has similar doorcase and original 6-panel door,
moulded covering with open-work grapevine motif and ribbed frieze. Secondary wooden
staircase with moulded handrail, column newels and stick balusters, some replaced.
First floor has 3 original fireplaces, two wooden ones with ribbed pilasters and
pulvinated friezes and one original cast-iron grate, the third fireplace is painted
stone with ribbed pilasters and patera. Windows to west front have fielded panel
shutters and renewed window seats. C19 photograph shows consoles to front windows.
N Pevsner. The Buildings of England. Yorkshire East Riding, 1978, p 206; H Alison
Kay, William Shokney 1764-1848 (privately published) 1980 pp 48-9, 60-86; C Howard. A
General View of the Agriculture of the East Riding 1833, pp 130-151.

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BURSTWICK NEW LAIDS LANE
TA 22 NW
(north side, off)

4/4 Ridgemont

- II
House. 1824-5 for William Stickney and the Constable Estate. Renovations
of c1983. Red-brown brick to front, yellow brick to plinth, sides and rear
in Flemish bond. Slate roof. Approximately square on plan with 2-room,
central entrance-hall south front, 3 rooms deep. 2 storeys, 5 bays;
symmetrical. Plinth with 1740 datestone reset at left angle. Entrance has
projecting Tuscan porch with columns carrying plain entablature and flat
hood, pilasters flanking 2-fold, 6-fielded-panel door beneath moulded
cornice and radial overlight in fielded-panel reveal with architrave. 24-
pane ground-floor sashes with heavy central vertical glazing bars, in
reveals with ashlar sills and stucco arches with projecting hoods. Similar
smaller unequal 20-pane first-floor sashes with sills and cambered stucco
arches. Plain wooden eaves board, ornate cast-iron brackets carrying
gutter. Hipped roof, double-span to rear. Corniced yellow brick stacks
with square pots. Right return: blind window to ground floor left,
tripartite sash with glazing bars, C20 porch to right over door with
cambered arch; three first-floor 16-pane sashes to right, similar blind
window to left; all windows with sills and cambered brick arches. Left
return: blind window, 16-pane sash and two C20 French windows in lengthened
original window openings to ground floor, similar sashes and blind window as
to right return, but all windows here beneath segmental arches. Rear has 6-
panel door and overlight, four 2-light windows with glazing bars, beneath
segmental arches. Interior. Stairhall has good profiled cantilevered stone
staircase with moulded nosing, ramped and wreathed corniced mahogany
handrail, wrought-iron balustrade with alternating pairs of column balusters
and scrolled interlaced panels with rosette ornament, column-on-vase newel;
moulded plaster cornice, tall stairwell to rear with elliptical-arched
openings to first-floor passage, boldly-moulded cornice. Drawing room,
ground floor right: good grey and brown marble chimney-piece with tapered
fluted pilasters carrying panelled frieze with roundels to dosserets and
fluted insets to frieze; ornate moulded cornice with ribbed frieze. Dining
room, ground floor left: pilastered grey marble chimney-piece, moulded
cornice with open-work grapevine motif and ribbed frieze. Study, rear left,
has ribbed cornice. Secondary staircase to rear has moulded handrail,
column newels and ribbed stick balusters. First-floor rooms have moulded
cornices, and a series of chimney-pieces with panelled and ribbed pilasters,
panelled and pulvinated friezes, and original ornate cast-iron grates;
elliptical-arched alcoves to front bedrooms. 6-fielded-panel doors in
architraves throughout, fielded-panel window shutters and window seats to
main rooms. Dado rail and panelling to front rooms are C20. C19 photograph
shows consoles to front windows. In 1833 Ridgemont was noted for its
progressive farm and labourer's cottages, none of which survive. N Pevsner,
The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East Riding, 1978, p 206; H Alison Kay,
William Stickney 1764-1848 (privately published), 1980, pp 48-49, 60-86;
C Howard, A General View of the Agriculture of the East Riding, 1833, pp
130, 151.


Listing NGR: TA2448428766

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