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Wellwick Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7632 / 51°45'47"N

Longitude: -0.7663 / 0°45'58"W

OS Eastings: 485237

OS Northings: 207886

OS Grid: SP852078

Mapcode National: GBR D3K.K2B

Mapcode Global: VHDVC.NYR7

Entry Name: Wellwick Manor

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 26 April 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46287

Location: Ellesborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Ellesborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 80 NE ELLESBOROUGH ELLESBOROUGH ROAD
(WENDOVER)

3/26 Wellwick Manor
(Part in Ellesborough Parish)
25.10.51 (formerly listed under
Wendover Parish)
GV II*

House. Dated 1616 on chimneys, altered C17 and C18. Rubble flint
with stone dressings, brick facing and chimneys, the main S. front
refaced in C18 brick, concealing original 'E' plan. Old tile roof,
parapets, stone coped to gables with finials. Flanking brick chimneys
with 2(LH) and 4 (RH) octagonal brick shafts on square brick bases,
moulded strings and elaborately moulded concave offset heads. Central
3-light dormer. 2 storeys and attic. 7 bay front with an original
6 light stone mullioned and transomed window, blocked, flanked by C18
sashes with flat brick arches. Similar windows to ground floor except
RH 2 bays with wide casement under segmental arch. Ledged central
door in flat arched stone surround with carved spandrels and label
mould, below a stone panel with carved arms of Brudenell family. Rear
elevation has 3 gables, outer ones with 3 light-stone mullioned windows
with hoodmoulds, central one broken by a massive brick chimney with
3 octagonal shafts similar to others and terracotta plaque with
"AW 1616", some 2-light stone mullioned windows, others C18 sashes,
door to RH with 2-light leaded fanlight, 3 brick steps. Later brick
angle buttresses. 1-storey range of outhouses attached to N.W. corner.
Interior: ground floor room to left has C18 moulded panelling and
cornice, the rear wall with fine arched niche. C18 staircase to rear with
twisted balusters and moulded handrail. Ground floor rooms have stop-
chamfered doorcases, one C17, the others restored. C17 winder stair
from first floor to attic.
RCHM I p.311 MON 49.

NOTE Part of the house is in Wendover parish, Aylesbury Vale District,
and is also listed under that parish, map and item No 8/226.


Listing NGR: SP8523707886

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