Historic beauties in and around the market town of Howden

Knedlington Old Hall, Howden
Knedlington Old Hall, Howden
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Two homes for sale in Howden

Knedlington Old Hall, near Howden

Hailgate, Howden

Hailgate, Howden


Contact: Blenkin and Co, tel: 01904 671672, www.blenkinandco.com

This 17th century manor house has been beautifully restored and has scope for further renovation and development. The property has an entrance hall, cloakroom, office, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, scullery. five bedrooms, three bathroms and attics. It comes with a range of brick buildings including dovecote, loose box, granary, cart shed and threshing barn. The barn has planning permission for residential conversion. A further range of buildings to the east of the house are available to buy separately if required

The garden and grounds stertch to approximately 4.1 acres. Architectural historian Pevsner described it as “the finest small manor house in the East Riding. It is quite perfect with an uncommonly handsome front”. The architectural merits of the hall are reflected in its grade II* listing. Edward Hartshorne, of Blenkin and Co., says: “It is in a wonderful state of repair and restoration thanks to the present owners. It has oak joinery including doors, cupboards and thresholds complementing the original oak panelling. All windows are limestone mullions. Farrow and Ball, Laura Ashley and lime wash traditional paints have been used throughout.”

The small hamlet of Knedlington lies in the cereal growing country of the old East Riding, close to Howden

Hailgate, Howden

Price: £410,000

Contact: Jackson, Stops and Staff, tel: 01904 625033, www.jackson-stops.co.uk

This grade two listed townhouse is in the middle of the historic market town of Howden. It was built by the Methodist Church as a Wesleyan minister’s house at the end of the Regency period and is dated 1837 on the deeds.

It retains much of its inherent charm and character with beautifully proportioned, lighta nd airy rooms that include features such as deep skirting boards, original six panelled interior doors, elegant staircase, decorative plaster mouldings and traditional sash windows,

It has a reception hall, dining room, breakfast kitchen, family room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility room, five bedrooms, a studio/annexe with shower and a double garage.