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Portington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastrington, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7694 / 53°46'9"N

Longitude: -0.8047 / 0°48'16"W

OS Eastings: 478880

OS Northings: 431006

OS Grid: SE788310

Mapcode National: GBR QSTV.LH

Mapcode Global: WHFD6.MJ04

Plus Code: 9C5XQ59W+Q4

Entry Name: Portington Hall

Listing Date: 31 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164975

Location: Eastrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Eastrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Eastrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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6/13 Portington Hall
- II

House. Recorded in 1672 hearth tax returns as "the New House" with
extensions of c1760 and C19. Built for Portington family. Brick with stone
dressings and pantile roof. E-shaped on plan with C18 extension to main
range to north and porch extension of C19 to rear. 2 storeys and attics, 5
bays to early house with outer and central bays breaking forward, single-bay
extension to left. Quoins to angles and window quoins to early house.
Plinth. Central board door with 2-light casement to left and 3-light
casement to right. Inserted 3-light casements to outer wings. All ground-
floor casements C19 and transomed. Extension: 20-pane sash. First floor:
3-light fixed window to centre. All other windows are 16-pane sashes.
Hipped roofs with 2-light Yorkshire sash gabled dormers to outer wings.
External stack to right, and ridge stacks. Interior: mid C18 panelling to
drawing room and coffered ceiling. 6-fielded-panel doors to many ground-
floor rooms. Roof: principal rafters set in simple A truss with tenoned
purlins and no ridge pole. John Wesley stayed here in 1790 when the house
was in the possession of the Wilberforce-Bell family. Allison K J, The East
Riding of Yorkshire Landscape, 1976. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the
East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7888031006

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