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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Snaith and Cowick
National Grid Reference:
SE 64423 22050


SNAITH AND COWICK BUTT LANE SE 6422 (west side) 12/47 No 2 (Mitton House) GV II House. Late C18 for Mitton family, with earlier origins to rear; late C19 roof. Yellow brick with Welsh slate roof. T-shaped on plan: 2-room central entrance-hall east front with kitchen and stairs to rear. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays; symmetrical. Flight of 3 stone steps to C19 panelled door and overlight with margin bars beneath scrolled consoles carrying moulded pediment. Blocked basement window to right beneath segmental header arch. Original tripartite sashes with glazing bars and sills beneath rubbed-brick flat arches. Swept roof with overhanging eaves. End stacks. Boarded segmental-arched attic opening to left gable. Stone-coped gable with shaped kneeler to rear wing. Interior. Original C18 details include: open well staircase with ramped handrail and column-on-vase balusters with square knops; wooden chimney-piece to ground floor left with pilasters, panelled frieze and dentilled cornice, flanked by half-domed alcoves with keyed architraves and shelves above pairs of fielded-panelled doors; moulded dado rail and dentilled chimney-piece to ground floor right with fluted and foliate ornament in the frieze, flanked by square-headed alcoves; pair of alcoves to first floor left with round-headed fielded-panel doors; fielded- panel window shutters and reveals, and 6-fielded-panel doors in architraves throughout; exposed beams and joists; barrel-vaulted cellars.

Listing NGR: SE6442322050


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/05115/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Arthur B. Bellwood. Source Historic England Archive
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