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Description: Mitton House
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164907
OS Grid Reference: SE6442322050
OS Grid Coordinates: 464423, 422050
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6909, -1.0259
SNAITH AND COWICK BUTT LANE
12/47 No 2 (Mitton House)
House. Late C18 for Mitton family, with earlier origins to rear; late C19
roof. Yellow brick with Welsh slate roof. T-shaped on plan: 2-room central
entrance-hall east front with kitchen and stairs to rear. 2 storeys with
attic, 3 bays; symmetrical. Flight of 3 stone steps to C19 panelled door
and overlight with margin bars beneath scrolled consoles carrying moulded
pediment. Blocked basement window to right beneath segmental header arch.
Original tripartite sashes with glazing bars and sills beneath rubbed-brick
flat arches. Swept roof with overhanging eaves. End stacks. Boarded
segmental-arched attic opening to left gable. Stone-coped gable with shaped
kneeler to rear wing. Interior. Original C18 details include: open well
staircase with ramped handrail and column-on-vase balusters with square
knops; wooden chimney-piece to ground floor left with pilasters, panelled
frieze and dentilled cornice, flanked by half-domed alcoves with keyed
architraves and shelves above pairs of fielded-panelled doors; moulded dado
rail and dentilled chimney-piece to ground floor right with fluted and
foliate ornament in the frieze, flanked by square-headed alcoves; pair of
alcoves to first floor left with round-headed fielded-panel doors; fielded-
panel window shutters and reveals, and 6-fielded-panel doors in architraves
throughout; exposed beams and joists; barrel-vaulted cellars.
Listing NGR: SE6442322050
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Source: English Heritage
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