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Welton Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7324 / 53°43'56"N

Longitude: -0.5514 / 0°33'5"W

OS Eastings: 495658

OS Northings: 427193

OS Grid: SE956271

Mapcode National: GBR STL8.DS

Mapcode Global: WHGFN.HGM1

Entry Name: Welton Grange

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164827

Location: Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Welton

Built-Up Area: Brough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Welton St Helen

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

WELTON COWGATE
SE 9527
(west side)
9/69 No 15 (Welton Grange)
6.5.52
- II*
House. c1741, for the Wilkinson family. Coursed brick sized brown
limestone with ashlar dressings, slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays: centre bay
breaks forward slightly under a low pediment. Plinth, rusticated quoins.
Central C20 glazed and panelled door in rusticated surround with projecting
keyblock under floating pediment with floral design to tympanum. To right
and left are sashes with glazing bars in raised surrounds. First-floor
band. Centre bay of first floor has Venetian window with moulded cornice
and projecting keyblock: sash with glazing bars and radial glazing to centre
light; 9-pane unequal sashes to right and left in raised surrounds. Eaves
and raked cornices with projecting blank panel to pediment. Axial and end
brick stacks, hipped roof. Interior: the interior survives virtually intact
and is characterised by great richness and some originality. Stairhall:
cantilevered cut-string stair with moulded tread ends and 3 balusters to
each tread, the outer two turned, the inner twisted; heavy moulded and
wreathed handrail. Ramped and panelled dado. Scrolled string at higher
level beneath an oculus with ornate floral design to glazing bars. Heavily
moulded enriched entablature: scrolled frieze with central masks flanked by
foliage under a modillion cornice enriched with egg and dart and rosettes
between the modillions. The ceiling has a central elliptical dome with a
plaster eagle in high relief perched on a branch. In each corner are
representations on medallions of the 4 seasons linked by festoons with
central baskets of fruit. Good quality first-floor door cases with panelled
reveals and soffits, and raised-and-fielded panelled doors. Main door to
the ground floor is in a pilastered doorcase with pulvinated frieze and
broken dentilled pediment. To the left room is a 6-panel door under a
scrolled pediment: over the door is a garland of leaves. Many other
features of similar quality survive within the house but could not be
inspected.
N M R PHOTO


Listing NGR: SE9565827193

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