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Welton Grange, Welton

Description: Welton Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 164827

OS Grid Reference: SE9565827193
OS Grid Coordinates: 495658, 427193
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7324, -0.5514

Location: 9 Cowgate, Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire HU15 1LX

Locality: Welton
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU15 1LX

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Listing Text

SE 9527
(west side)
9/69 No 15 (Welton Grange)
- II*
House. c1741, for the Wilkinson family. Coursed brick sized brown
limestone with ashlar dressings, slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays: centre bay
breaks forward slightly under a low pediment. Plinth, rusticated quoins.
Central C20 glazed and panelled door in rusticated surround with projecting
keyblock under floating pediment with floral design to tympanum. To right
and left are sashes with glazing bars in raised surrounds. First-floor
band. Centre bay of first floor has Venetian window with moulded cornice
and projecting keyblock: sash with glazing bars and radial glazing to centre
light; 9-pane unequal sashes to right and left in raised surrounds. Eaves
and raked cornices with projecting blank panel to pediment. Axial and end
brick stacks, hipped roof. Interior: the interior survives virtually intact
and is characterised by great richness and some originality. Stairhall:
cantilevered cut-string stair with moulded tread ends and 3 balusters to
each tread, the outer two turned, the inner twisted; heavy moulded and
wreathed handrail. Ramped and panelled dado. Scrolled string at higher
level beneath an oculus with ornate floral design to glazing bars. Heavily
moulded enriched entablature: scrolled frieze with central masks flanked by
foliage under a modillion cornice enriched with egg and dart and rosettes
between the modillions. The ceiling has a central elliptical dome with a
plaster eagle in high relief perched on a branch. In each corner are
representations on medallions of the 4 seasons linked by festoons with
central baskets of fruit. Good quality first-floor door cases with panelled
reveals and soffits, and raised-and-fielded panelled doors. Main door to
the ground floor is in a pilastered doorcase with pulvinated frieze and
broken dentilled pediment. To the left room is a 6-panel door under a
scrolled pediment: over the door is a garland of leaves. Many other
features of similar quality survive within the house but could not be

Listing NGR: SE9565827193

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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