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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
Entry Name: Portington Hall
Listing Date: 31 May 1954
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
SE 73 SE EASTRINGTON PORTINGTON
6/13 Portington Hall
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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