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Temple Manor

Hob Uid: 56180
Location :
North Yorkshire
Selby
Temple Hirst
Grid Ref : SE5989824919
Summary : Remains of a preceptory of the Knights Templars, now a house and public house. The preceptory was founded in 1152 and suppressed 1308-12, at which time it comprised a hall, chapel, kitchen, larder and outbuildings. A three storey stair turret, built in the 15th/16th century, adjoins a six bay range, probably built in the late 17th century, re-using medieval materials. The two storey house is brick-built, with a two storey central porch on the south front containing a Norman doorway. The house was altered and remodelled circa 1980. Fishponds, associated with the site, but no longer extant, are also recorded.
More information : [SE 597 251] Temple Farm [TI] on remains of Preceptory of Knights Templars' [GT] (Founded circa AD 1152) (1)

Temple Farm ,Templehirst has late Norman features, and was formerly a Prebendary of the Templars. (2)

House of the Knights Templar at Temple Hirst was founded 1152, dissolved 1308-12. Incorporates remains of importance. (3)

A modernised farmhouse containing no external remains of antiquity, apart from a late Norman doorway reset in a projecting porch on the south front. See GP AO 63/112/3 Also GP AO 63/112/2 for general aspect of the house from the north. (4)

A series of fishponds,(average depth 1.0m) centred at SE 59822502, have been surveyed at 1/2500. See also A.P. (a) (5)

Fish ponds now ploughed out. (6)

Temple Hirst. Grade 2*. C13th and later, apparently mostly C16th. (7)

The fishponds centred at SE 5982 2502, were plotted from air photographs as part of the National Mapping Programme, Vale of York Project. (8)

Remains of a preceptory of the Knights Templars, now a house and public house. The preceptory was founded in 1152 and suppressed 1308-12, at which time it comprised a hall, chapel, kitchen, larder and outbuildings. A three storey stair turret, built in the 15th/16th century, adjoins a six bay range, probably built in the late 17th century, re-using medieval materials. The two storey house is brick-built, with a two storey central porch on the south front containing a Norman doorway. The house was altered and remodelled circa 1980. Fishponds, associated with the site, but no longer extant, are also recorded. Listed Grade II. (9, 10)

Remains of brick fortified house built in the late 15th century on the site of a 12th century Templars' preceptory. Moated site, protected by a number of brick turrets of which two remain, flanking a short range rebuilt as a house in the 18th century. (11)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" (Prov) 1958
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Buildings of England
Source details : Yorkshire, West Riding, 1959, 501
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Source Number : 10
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of Selby, 04-FEB-1987
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Source Number : 11
Source : Greater medieval houses of England and Wales 1300-1500, volume 1 : northern England
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Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 08-APR-63
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 JRF 12-MAR-64
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Source Number : 5a
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : JKSt Joseph DW 006
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 25" March 1971
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Source Number : 7
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Selby RD November 1965 14
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Source Number : 8
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : CUCAP DW 004-008 13-JUL-1949
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Source Number : 9
Source : The Victoria history of the county of York: volume three
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant 1152-1312
Monument End Date : 1312
Monument Start Date : 1152
Monument Type : Templars Preceptory, Hall House, Chapel, Kitchen, Larder, Outbuilding, Moat, Fishpond
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C15
Monument End Date : 1499
Monument Start Date : 1467
Monument Type : Fortified House, Moat, Tower
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Late C17
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1667
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : c1980
Monument End Date : 1985
Monument Start Date : 1975
Monument Type : House, Public House
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (North Yorkshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 9336.01
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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 326470
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 52 NE 3
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 52 NE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-04-08
End Date : 1963-04-08
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 52 NE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1964-03-12
End Date : 1964-03-12
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: VALE OF YORK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1998-01-06
End Date : 2000-12-31