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Wellwick Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7632 / 51°45'47"N

Longitude: -0.7663 / 0°45'58"W

OS Eastings: 485238

OS Northings: 207884

OS Grid: SP852078

Mapcode National: GBR D3K.K2B

Mapcode Global: VHDVC.NYR7

Entry Name: Wellwick Manor

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42798

Location: Ellesborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Ellesborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


8/226 Wellwick Manor
(Part in Wendover Parish).


House. Dated 1616 on chimneys, altered C17 and C18. Rubble flint with
stone dressings, brick facing and chimneys, the main S. front refaced
in C18 brick concealing original 'E' plan. Old tile roof, parapets, stone
coped to gables with finials. Flanking brick chimneys with 2(LH)
and 4 (RH) octagonal brick shafts on square brick bases, moulded strings and
elaborately moulded concave offset heads. Central 3-light dormer.
2 storeys and attic. 7 bay front with an original 6-light stone mullioned and
transomed window, blocked, flanked by C18 sashes with flat brick arches.
Similar windows to ground floor except RH, 2 bays with wide casement under
segmental arch. Ledged central door in flat arched stone surround with
carved spandrels and label mould, below a stone panel with carved arms of
Brudenell family. Rear elevation has 3 gables, outer ones with 3-light stone
mullioned windows with hoodmoulds, central one broken by a massive brick
chimney with 3 octagonal shafts similar to others and terracotta plaque with
"AW 1616". Some 2-light stone mullioned windows, others C18 sashes, door
to RH with 2-light leaded fanlight, 3 brick steps. Later brick angle
buttresses. 1-storey range of outhouses attached to N.W. corner.
Interior: ground floor room to left has C18 moulded panelling and
cornice, the rear wall with fine arched niche. C18 staircase to rear with
twisted balusters and moulded handrail. Ground floor rooms have stop-
chamfered doorcases, one C17, the others restored. C17 winder stair
from first floor to attic.
RCHM F p.311 MON.49.

NOTE Part of the house is in Ellesborough parish, Wycombe District,
and is also listed under that parish, map and item No. 3/26.

Listing NGR: SP8523807884

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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