BURTON AGNES MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1280994

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: BURTON AGNES MANOR HOUSE, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BURTON AGNES MANOR HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Burton Agnes

National Grid Reference: TA 10251 63251

Details

BURTON AGNES MAIN STREET TA 1063-1163 (north side, off) 11/22 Burton Agnes Manor House

GV I

Manor house. Origins of c1170-5 for Roger de Stuteville with C15 roof, outer walls c1601-10 with later alterations including probably early-mid C18 fenestration. Pinkish-red brick in English bond with magnesian limestone ashlar dressings, with coursed magnesian limestone to rear and west and concealed roof. 3 storeys, 4 bays. 2- and 3-course chamfered plinth. Quoins. Entrance to fourth bay a C20 plank door within chamfered round ashlar arch. Windows: ground floor has 6-pane sashes, first floor has 12-pane sashes; second floor has 6-pane sashes, all within double-chamfered, ovolo-moulded ashlar surrounds. Cavetto-moulded cornice. North side. Ground floor has 3 blocked segmentally-arched openings, one blocked straight-headed opening, and remains of lancet window with chamfered surround. First floor: remains of further round-arched opening, now blocked. Ashlar chimney rises from first-floor level on corbel table. East side has blocked entrance within double-chamfered surround and similar fenestration to front facade. West side has blocked window opening which breaks moulded first-floor band; a chamfered ashlar architrave with 2-light mullion window to head; slit window. Interior. C12 undercroft of 4 by 2 bays with short, thick-set round piers with spurs to the bases, square abaci and waterleaf capitals; to westernmost pier are holes marked for 'Nine Men's Morris'. Vaults have single-chamfered ribs. Pointed arch to spiral staircase in north-west corner which leads to 2-storey former great hall. Hall: remains of blocked pointed window with Perpendicular tracery to head to west wall. Remains of fireplace. Window openings are deeper to inside on south and west facades indicating position of Elizabethan windows. Remains of segmentally-arched window to north wall. Roof: arch braces on corbels support chamfered tie beams. Dentil cornice. Exposed rafters. Moulded ridge purlin. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 207. M Wood, Burton Agnes Old Manor House, 1981.

Listing NGR: TA1025163251

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 167778

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 207
Wood, M, Burton Agnes Old Manor House, (1981)

End of official listing