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Swanland House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7375 / 53°44'15"N

Longitude: -0.4959 / 0°29'45"W

OS Eastings: 499310

OS Northings: 427844

OS Grid: SE993278

Mapcode National: GBR STZ6.FY

Mapcode Global: WHGFP.CB32

Entry Name: Swanland House

Listing Date: 18 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164852

Location: Swanland, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Swanland

Built-Up Area: Swanland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Swanland

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SWANLAND WEST END
SE 92 NE
(south side)
6/94 Swanland House
- II
Large house. 1862. Yellow brick with ashlar sandstone dressings. Welsh slate
roof. 2 storeys; l:l:l-bay front with 1:3-bay returns and lower, 3 x 2-bay
service wing to rear right. Entrance in recessed centre has Ionic columns and
archivolt with massive, carved keystone; carved spandrels and consoles beneath
bow-fronted cornice with decorative iron balustrade. Plain sash above has moulded
imposts and segmental archivolt. Flanking bays project, are gabled and have
wooden, 1-storey canted bay-windows with plinth projections, plain sashes, carved
friezes and cornices on consoles. 1st floor: iron balustrade in front of recessed
tripartite windows with plain sashes in pilastered surrounds with archivolts
over round-headed sidelights and segmental centre lights with keystones. Gables
have moulding within open pediments formed by wooden cornices on raking brackets;
iron finial on right. Decorative ridge cresting, 2 stacks with plinths and
broad cornices. Left return; bay 1 is gabled and set forward. Decorated segmental
archivolts over plain sashes to ground floor (bay 1 with shouldered architrave,
bay 2 altered). lst-floor windows with sill band on blocks, segmental archivolts
(bay 1 with carved keystone). Right return: similar to left but handed and
less ornate. Interior: entrance hall has 4-panel doors with raised mouldings
in eared architraves set on tall skirtings. Wooden, cantilevered staircase
with cast-iron balustrade panels which coil beneath handrail around a carved
newel; ceiling rose. Front-right room: enriched doorcase, marble fireplace
with round arch, keystone and dentilled cornice; bay window flanked by pilasters
with floral drops; deep frieze with acanthus swirls, moulded cornice, ceiling
rose. Front-left room: white marble fireplace with fine carving and bowed
cornice, deep frieze in Neo-Classical style otherwise similar to right room.
Landing: archivolt side openings; panelled frieze; margin-glazed ceiling lights.
Front rooms on 1st floor have painted marble fireplaces and colonettes to the
window mullions. An outstanding example of a typical design for its period.


Listing NGR: SE9931027844

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