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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1161753



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: East Riding of Yorkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rise

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 166701

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RISE RISE ROAD TA 14 SE (south side, off) 3/25 Rise Hall (formerly listed as Rise 16.12.66 Park) GV II* Small country house, now girls' school. 1815-20 with later additions and alterations including late C20 ranges to east and north of no special interest. Probably by Robert Abraham for the Bethell family. Sandstone ashlar to main facades with pinkish-brown brick to rear and with Welsh slate roof. Approximately H-shaped on plan with ranges to north and east. 2 storeys. Plinth. Main, west facade: 9 bays. Full-height tetrastyle Ionic portico to 3 central bays with plain frieze and moulded pediment. Central entrance, double 6-panelled door with overlight. 12-pane sashes throughout, those to ground floor with panelled aprons, and those to first floor with ashlar sills. Moulded cornice. Blocking course. Hipped roofs. Rear ridge stacks. South (garden) facade: 11 bays of which the end bays project and 3 central bays break forward and are pedimented, 5-bay range attached to east with further C20 range beyond. Main range: 2 steps to central entrance, double glazed doors with divided overlight within tooled architrave with consoles and hood. 12-pane sashes throughout, except to outer bays which have 3 windows to each floor, a 12-pane sash flanked by 8- pane sashes. Fielded aprons to ground-floor windows and ashlar sills to first-floor windows. Moulded cornice and pediment, low parapet. End bays with hipped roofs. Range to right has end entrance a glazed door otherwise uneqully hung 9- and 6-pane sashes under cambered heads. Similar facade to main, north range. Interior. Entrance hall has 2-columnar Ionic screen, cornice has dentil and egg-and-dart motifs. Inner staircase hall has square roof light. Cantilevered stone staircase with cast-iron rod-and-circle balusters carried on as balustrade. Ionic columns to first floor. Servants' dogleg staircases have turned balusters. Dining room, now chapel has moulded plaster ceiling with cherubs, other Neoclassical motifs and Neoclassical cornice; marble fireplace has central panel with sacrificial scene. Library has plain wooden bookcases and decorative oakleaf frieze. Rear room has reused C17 panelled dado and Neoclassical fireplace. Otherwise 6-fielded-panel doors, some with decorative elaboration, shutters to most windows, some also with moulding. Some moulded fireplaces. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 330.

Listing NGR: TA1535241942

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 330

National Grid Reference: TA 15352 41942


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