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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1149212



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Welburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328453

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SE 68 SE WELBURN BACK LANE (north-east side, off)

4/93 Welburn Hall

- II

Country house, now school. 1890-1893, by Walter Brierley, for Miss E. Clarke; incorporating east wing of c.1610, for Sir John Gibson; extended 1895, by Walter Brierley, for Mr. J. Shaw; partly rebuilt after a fire in 1932 by E. Priestley. C17 wing of dressed sandstone; remainder sandstone ashlar; slate roof. C19 main range with crosswing to right; C17 crosswing to left, with two parallel C19 ranges beyond. 2-storey and attic on chamfered plinth; 3-storey porch; 2-storey extension ranges. Asymetrical. Central projecting porch contains panelled double doors with carved spandrels under segmental arch with grooved, splayed reveals. A moulded string course runs across the front, stepped above the doorway. Similar band at attic level below a plain, coped parapet. Irregular fenestration. Mullion and transom windows throughout. C17 crosswing to left : Partly rebuilt after 1931 fire. The 5-light mullion and transom lst-flour window under a flat dripmould survives, together with a 4-light mullion and transon window to left. Further similar windows survive over looking the court enclosed by the C19 extension ranges to left, and in the round floor of the garden end of the wing. The gable end on the garden side contains original 2-storey canted and castellated bay with 12-light lst-floor mullion and double transoms window. All C17 mullions and transoms are ovolo-moulded. A moulded string course runs across the tops of windows on the green side, breaking forward over carved brackets on each side of windows. A round-heated doorway survives in the angle of the crosswing and the garden front with moulded jambs, imposts, and a dropped keyblock carved with a mask and leaves. Rest of garden front largely rebuilt to modified design after 1931 fire. Interior: reset C17 chimney piece in the entrance hall. Tudor- arched fireplace in a carved surround of fluted pilasters on pedestals strapwork - carved frieze and mantle shelf on leaf-carved brackets. Overmantel of three equal panels surmounted by two horizontal bands, Bill of strapwork, toppedd by a projecting cornice. Reference: Charles Carus, Walter Brierley, unpublished thesis for the Institute of Advancd Architectural Studies, University of York; 1973.

Listing NGR: SE6818884649

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Carus, C, Walter Henry Brierley 1862-1926

National Grid Reference: SE 68188 84649


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