Description: West Ella Hall
Date Listed: 31 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164691
OS Grid Reference: TA0111829206
OS Grid Coordinates: 501118, 429206
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7494, -0.4680
WEST ELLA WEST ELLA ROAD
TA 02 NW
9/49 West Ella Hall
House. Mid C18 origins, with considerable late C18 and later extensions to
left, right, and rear. Brick, stuccoed and colour-washed, stone dressings,
timber eaves cornices, graduated slate roof. Original L-shaped range of
c1740: 2 storeys, 4 bays with rear wing to right. Rusticated quoins.
Extended in late C18 by addition of 2-storey canted bays to end walls of
main range; rear wing extended and canted bay added c1800: re-entrant angle
between main range and rear wing partly infilled in early C19 and squared
off with a block of c1884. Original main elevation: projecting square C19
porch with C20 glazed door in architrave with triple keyblock in bracketed
surround flanked by narrow round-headed windows. Cornice and blocking
course. To right, a tripartite sash with glazing bars in pilastered
surround, to left a late C19 canted bay with sashes with glazing bars.
First floor: 4 sashes with glazing bars and sills in moulded architraves.
Bracketed timber eaves cornice, axial stack, hipped roof over later canted
bays. Garden (east) front: (the original rear wing) 2 storeys, 9 first-
floor windows. Ground floor: central C20 glazed door under fanlight with
radial glazing. To left, 2-storey canted bay with central round-headed sash
with glazing bars flanked by 12-pane sashes, all with sills; to the right, a
projecting wing of c1800 with canted bay to the garden side. Central French
window with fanlight with radial glazing flanked by full-height sashes with
glazing bars. First floor: sashes with sills and glazing bars throughout.
Bracketed timber eaves cornice, hipped roofs, end stacks. Present entrance
(west) front: irregular elevation. Double-leaf glazed entrance door under
elliptical fanlight with radial glazing in panelled reveals and soffit.
Tuscan porch with paired columns and entablature with low blocking course.
To right, a 12-pane sash with sill; 2 similar sashes to left. Oriel window
over door: pair of sashes with glazing bars to left. To left is the block
of 1884, almost self-contained: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plinth, moulded sill
band. 4 sashes with glazing bars with segmental gauged brick arches with
projecting fluted keyblocks. First-floor band; 4 similar sashes, with
aprons, to first floor. Dentilled eaves cornice, hipped roof, end stack.
Interior: the interior has been largely modernised but still retains a fine
mid C18 cut-string stair with vase balusters and ramped and wreathed moulded
handrail. 2 rooms have good early C19 plaster cornices: one of them has a
contemporary plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: TA0111829206
Source: English Heritage
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