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Hesslewood, Hessle

Description: Hesslewood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164714

OS Grid Reference: TA0167625869
OS Grid Coordinates: 501676, 425869
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7193, -0.4607

Location: A15, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire HU13 0HU

Locality: Hessle
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU13 0HU

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Listing Text

TA 02 NW
(south side, off)
9/71 Hesslewood
- II

House, now an hotel. 1789, for Joseph Robinson Pease with later
alterations. White brick with stone dressings, slate roofs. Original block
of 2 storeys, 5 symmetrical bays, raised by a storey in C19, with 3-bay
single-storey wings to 2-storey, single-bay pavilions. 5 steps to central
double-leaf glazed door with fanlight with radial glazing in round-headed
architrave. Pilastered porch with pediment enriched with festoons and
rosettes to frieze: dentilled cornice. Plinth and sill band. To right: two
12-pane sashes, to left, two 2-pane sashes, all under wedge lintels. First-
floor band. First-floor sill band to five 2-pane sashes under wedge
lintels. Modillion cornice with blocking course. 5 attic storey windows:
three 6-pane sashes to right two C20 replacement windows to left.
Elaborate stacks with cornices to roof-well. Flanking wings: each
originally had 3 round-headed recesses with stone imposts. In each of the
2 outer bays of the right wing is a sash with glazing bars and sill in a
pedimented architrave. The first bay has been obscured by a late C19 square
bay to the main range. Right pavilion: a Venetian window to the ground
floor and over that a Diocletian window flanked by sashes with glazing bars
and sills under wedge lintels. Dentilled cornices to pediment, end stack.
Extension to right not of special interest. Left wing: central sash with
glazing bars in pedimented architrave flanked by round-headed niches with
sills. Left pavilion: a French window to the altered Venetian window;
3 sashes with sills and glazing bars to first floor. Dentilled cornices to
pediment, reduced end stack. Interior: fine late Cl8 cut-string stair with model
tread-ends, turned, fluted, balusters, and slender wreathed handrail.
6-panel doors in architraves with enriched pulvinated friezes and cornices.
Giant round arch with Greek key frieze on Tower of the Winds pilasters to

Listing NGR: TA0167625869

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Source: English Heritage

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