Manor House

MANOR HOUSE INCLUDING REAR OUTBUILDING WING AND ATTACHED MOUNTING BLOCK

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.

Name: MANOR HOUSE INCLUDING REAR OUTBUILDING WING AND ATTACHED MOUNTING BLOCK

List entry Number: 1298817

Location

MANOR HOUSE INCLUDING REAR OUTBUILDING WING AND ATTACHED MOUNTING BLOCK, PURSTON LANE

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jan-1976

Details

ACEWORTH PURSTON LANE (north SE41NW side) High Ackworth 2/28 Manor House, including rear outbuilding wing and attached mounting block 15.1.1976 GV II

House including rear outbuilding wing and attached mounting block. Early C19. Coursed squared sandstone and some brick, slate roof. U-plan formed by double-depth 3-bay front range with 2 rear wings. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays, in Classical style, symmetrical; rendered at ground floor; central round-headed doorway, panelled double doors, fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and pedimented architrave; two 12-pane sashes at ground floor and 3 above, all with raised sills; moulded cornice and low blocking course; coped gables and gable chimneys. Left gable wall has one sashed window on each floor and a round-headed attic window; wing continued to rear has a 4-step mounting block attached, and a through-passage to the rear yard, with wrought-iron gate at inner end; this wing contains privy, stable, and lst- floor granary with doorway in rear gable wall approached by external steps. Between the wings an exceptionally large full-height round-headed stair window with glazing bars. Interior: fine doglegged staircase with open string, scrolled brackets, 2 slender balusters per tread, and ramped handrail with wreathed curtail; former kitchen in east wing, with iron bread oven; cellars with stone curing tables (etc.).

National Grid Reference: SE 44080 18032

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