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Ferriby House

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7224 / 53°43'20"N

Longitude: -0.5046 / 0°30'16"W

OS Eastings: 498772

OS Northings: 426148

OS Grid: SE987261

Mapcode National: GBR STXD.KC

Mapcode Global: WHGFP.6PZP

Entry Name: Ferriby House

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164785

Location: North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: North Ferriby

Built-Up Area: North Ferriby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: North Ferriby

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NORTH FERRIBY HIGH STREET
SE 92 NE
(south side)
6/27 Ferriby House
6.5.52
II*
GV
House. c1760-1770 for Sir Henry Etherington of Hull. Red brick with stone
dressings, slate roof. Main front of 3 storeys, 5 bays: centre bay breaks
forward slightly under pediment. Moulded plinth, rusticated quoins.
Central panelled and glazed door with fanlight in tripartite Corinthian
portal with pilasters flanking side lights with glazing bars: centre breaks
forward on Corinthian columns under frieze with central urn and festoons and
drops; dentilled cornice, and dentilled segmental pediment. To right and
left are sashes with glazing bars in moulded architraves and sill bands.
First-floor band and sill band. Window over door is a sash with glazing
bars in eared architrave with chambranles under a dentilled floating
cornice: beneath the window is a sunk balustraded panel. To right and to
left are sashes with glazing bars in moulded architraves. Second floor:
five 6-pane sashes in moulded architraves with sills. Moulded eaves and
raked cornices. Coped parapet. In the pediment is a blank shield enriched
with foliage over crossed horns and a riband. Garden front: 3 storeys, 7
bays: bays 4-6 rise as a canted bay through full height of house. Ground
floor: 2-pane sashes with sills to canted bay, sashes with glazing bars
elsewhere, all windows under slightly cambered gauged brick arches with
projecting keyblocks. First- floor band. First floor: 7 similar windows.
Second floor: seven 6-pane sashes with sills, all under slightly cambered
gauged brick arches with raised keyblocks. Mutule cornice, coped parapet.
Hipped roofs. Interior: the interior survives complete and is of
exceptional quality. Cut-string stair with patterned tread ends, fluted
balusters, and moulded handrail rising through one flight and returning, to
a similarly treated balcony, in 2 cantilevered flights. Most of the doors -
of 6 beaded panels - survive and are hung in enriched architraves with
ornate overdoors in the Adam style. The principal rooms retain elaborate
fireplaces in polychrome marble. The chief interest of the house lies in
the plasterwork which is plentiful and of excellent quality: the soffit of
the stair is elaborately treated as are the ceilings of all the principal
rooms, which are also panelled.
N M R PHOTO


Listing NGR: SE9877226148

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