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Reading Room, Welburn

Description: Reading Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329817

OS Grid Reference: SE7214268014
OS Grid Coordinates: 472142, 468014
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1030, -0.8982

Location: Water Lane, Welburn, North Yorkshire YO60 7DZ

Locality: Welburn
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7DZ

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Listing Text

(north side)
5/135 Reading Room

Reading room, now public hall. Late C18 with C20 alteration. Chiselled
sandstone to front with rubble sandstone sides on squared sandstone plinth;
herringbone-tooled raised quoins and finely tooled dressings; slate roof
with timber bellcote and rebuilt brick stacks. Single-storey, 3-bay front
with lower single bay outbuilding to left. Board door to left, in
outbuilding, beneath tripartite lintel. Original doorway to centre in
raised triple-keyed surround now blocked by a 16-pane sash with stone sill.
Similar windows to left and right. Over the centre opening is a First World
War memorial clock, to which the keystone beneath has been inscribed with
the dedication. Raised eaves band. Coped gables and shaped kneelers. End
right and centre stacks. Bellcote containing the clock bell to right of
centre stack.

Listing NGR: SE7214268014

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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