Description: Bilbrough Grange
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325931
OS Grid Reference: SE5297346538
OS Grid Coordinates: 452973, 446538
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9123, -1.1950
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SE 54 NW BILBROUGH MAIN STREET
2/15 Bilbrough Grange
House. Early-mid C18 with mid-late C18 and C19 additions and alterations.
'MS / 1755' on rainwater head to right gable end. Pinkish-orange brick with
ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Original block of 2 storeys and
5 bays with later C18 2-storey, 2-bay addition to left extending as wing to
rear. Further low 2-storey ranges to centre and right at rear, the latter
with C19 extension. 2 course plinth. Present (C20) entrance to rear.
18-pane sashes in flush wood architraves under flat brick arches and with
stone cills throughout. 3-course first floor band. 6-course band above
first floor windows. Low parapet with ashlar coping and 3 ball finials.
Roof in 2 levels. End, ridge and front stacks. To rear, staircase window,
sash with glazing bars with radial glazing in the head. Interior: ground
floor room has C18 panelling, fireplace under moulded picture frame between
recessed alcoves, a dentil cornice and shutters. Hall has moulded ceiling
and coffered arch. Open well staircase with cast-iron blausters ornamented
with paterae and wreathed oak handrail. Room to rear left wing has
elaborate cornice decorated with cupids playing amongst goats and grapes.
Fireplace decorated with urns and swags. Moulded cornices to some other
Listing NGR: SE5297346538
Source: English Heritage
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