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Description: Welbourn Manor
Date Listed: 19 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 192483
OS Grid Reference: SK9663753982
OS Grid Coordinates: 496637, 353982
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0743, -0.5590
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WELBOURN BECK STREET
SK 95 SE (west side)
4/45 Welbourn Manor
Small country house. Early C14, C15, C17 and heavily restored 1904, Coursed
and dressed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roofs, with
ashlar coped gables with finials. 2 external, a single ridge and 3-gable
moulded ashlar stacks. 2-storey plus garrets. H plan with central hall and
cross wings. East front has off-centre projecting porch with a recessed and
moulded 4-centred arched doorway with half glazed C20 door. Above a coat of
arms inscribed '1904' with drip mould and moulded band over, the whole topped
with coped battlements. Above a single 4-light recessed a chamfered mullion
window, under a dripmould. To the left a small C20 timber and stone extension.
Below to the right a single recessed and chamfered transom window, and then a
very large 4 x 4 light transom and mullion hall window. The projecting cross
wing to the left has a 6-light recessed and chamfered cross mullion window
with above a similar 5-light mullion window under a drip mould, above again a
similar single light window. The projecting cross wing to the right has a
5-light recessed and chamfered cross mullion window, with above a similar 4-
light mullion window under a drip mould, above again a similar single light
window. South front has a large external stack to the right supported on re-
used medieval corbel heads. To the left a single 2-light recessed and cham-
fered mullion window, with beyond a similar 2-light and then a 5-light cross
mullion window. Above a single 2-light and to the left two 3-light recessed
and chamfered mullion window. Attached to the south-east corner is a single
storey extension with a hipped roof and various mullion windows, beyond to
the east is a coped brick wall with a rubble stone archway and wrought iron
gate. West front is of 8 irregular bays, under 5 irregular gables, with 2
doorways and various early C20 cross mullion windows. To the north-east is a
5 bay 2-storey extension c.1965 of no special interest. INTERIOR: Pointed
archway from hall to solar , with single shafts and a heavily moulded arch
early C14. In the right cross wing is a fine C15 moulded 4-centred arched
fireplace. The remaining interiors have various Elizabethan Revival fire-
places, plaster ceilings and panelling, all of 1904. The roof timbers are
mostly C17, using a simple collar beam roof construction.
Listing NGR: SK9663753982
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Source: English Heritage
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