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Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Welburn, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.103 / 54°6'10"N

Longitude: -0.8982 / 0°53'53"W

OS Eastings: 472142

OS Northings: 468014

OS Grid: SE721680

Mapcode National: GBR QN5Z.BY

Mapcode Global: WHFBM.54KF

Entry Name: Reading Room

Listing Date: 25 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329817

Location: Welburn, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Welburn (Amotherby Ward)

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Welburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

The List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 9 February 2017.

(north side)
5/135 Reading Room

Former reading room. 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 List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 17 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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