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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton Constable, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8084 / 53°48'30"N

Longitude: -0.1874 / 0°11'14"W

OS Eastings: 519456

OS Northings: 436201

OS Grid: TA194362

Mapcode National: GBR WS4D.7J

Mapcode Global: WHHGL.3J1S

Entry Name: Tower House

Listing Date: 16 December 1966

Last Amended: 24 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166676

Location: Burton Constable, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Burton Constable

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Swine with Ellerby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

TA 1836-1936
(west side, off)
9/1 Tower House
(formerly listed as
16.12.66 Denbarrie Kennels)
Formerly the engine house and water tower of Burton.Constable Hall (qv),now
a dwelling. Early-mid C19 incorporating early C17 tower and with later
additions and alterations. Reddish-brown brick in Flemish bond with yellow
brick and ashlar dressings and reddish-brown narrow brick in stretcher bond
to tower, with concealed roofs. Square on plan with 3-bay front, C17 tower
to rear. Main front has central breakforward of 3 storeys, single bay, with
2-storey, single bays to either side. Yellow brick quoins and chamfered
plinth. Central entrance a brick basket-arched opening. Within a part-
glazed door. Above opening a heraldic shield inscribed 'SANS MAL DESIR'.
Casement cross windows throughout with wooden mullions and transoms except
to second floor of tower which has a 4-pane casement. All windows under
ashlar hoodmoulds with label stops and with ashlar sills. Yellow brick
eaves course. Projecting embattled parapets. Rear embattled octagonal
stack. Octagonal water tower incorporated to rear at right has inserted 3-
pane windows under hoodmoulds. Lowered in late C20. Embattled parapets.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 212.

Listing NGR: TA1945636201

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