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Oak House, Beverley

Description: Oak House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167369

OS Grid Reference: TA0283940006
OS Grid Coordinates: 502839, 440006
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8461, -0.4383

Location: N Bar Without, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 7AG

Locality: Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 7AG

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Listing Text

(west side)
5/250 No 43 (Oak House)
Dated 1880 on terracotta panel on external chimney stack. Architect, J E Elwell,
partly designed by Smith and Brodrick. 2 storeys and attic in applied half
timber on red brick base. Small dark tiles to roof. A 3-light sloped dormer.
Gable to left with carved oak foliage to bargeboards has a 6-light mullion
window, overhanging 1st floor on brackets. 1st floor has a 12-light mullion and
transom window, overhanging slightly, end pilasters on the 1st floor support the
attic storey, with carved figures of men as terminals. The ground floor has a
5-sided bay of 10 lights. Centre recessed window behind wood balustrade above
door, which has a pentice hood. Stone moulded arched head above double doors of
linen-fold panelling, half glazed. 4 steps. Carved lintel with 'Ars Longa Vita
Brevis' and 'Labore et Virtute'. To the right, a 6-sided bay of 2 storeys, 12
lights, the upper part half-timbered, with conical hood. End stacks, twisted
chimney pots to the left. Interior: oak ceiling by Smith and Brodrick and stair
by Elwell, using early Georgian materials in part. Dining room with carved door
and dado. Regency revival detail to doorframe. Carved chimneypiece. The
parquet, like other details, may show the influence of Elwell's travels in the

Listing NGR: TA0283940006

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Source: English Heritage

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