File: Melton Hill

Scope and Content

Contains the following research papers relating to the property, compiled during the preparation of Lost Houses of East Yorkshire (Georgian Society for East Yorkshire, 1988) by David Neave and Edward Waterson: Letter from Col. Rupert Alec-Smith to Edward Waterson regarding various matters including a white marble chimneypiece belonging to the property and currently in his custody, 10 Jun 1983; Black and white photograph of entrance portico c.1950s; Photocopy of sales particulars relating to sale of the estate in 1822; Photocopy of a printed extract relating to the property; Newspaper cutting mentioning the Lost Houses publication, 3 Jun 1989, and letter received in response, 8 Jun 1989; Photocopy of an illustration showing front facade of property; Copy of a ground plan of the property drawn in 1822; Photograph showing the front facade of the property taken c.1935 and copy of the same; Copy of a plan of North Ferriby; Sheet of manuscript notes relating to the property, 7 Aug 1983; Photocopy of extract from 'The Stranger's Guide to Ferriby, Welton, Elloughton, and South-Cave', 1841; Photocopy and print of an illustration showing the north front elevation of the property by Heinz Frye; Two black and white prints showing the east lodge before alteration, 1959; Five sepia photographs showing the property from various angles and also showing the Gardener's Cottage, 1889 (mounted onto board).

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