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Wellscroft is located in New York
Location 158 NY 9N, Upper Jay, New York
Coordinates 44°20′37″N 73°46′21″W / 44.34361°N 73.77250°W / 44.34361; -73.77250Coordinates: 44°20′37″N 73°46′21″W / 44.34361°N 73.77250°W / 44.34361; -73.77250
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Built 1903
Architect Bliss, E.L.; et al.
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 03001513[1]
Added to NRHP January 28, 2004

Wellscroft is a historic estate complex located at Upper Jay in Essex County, New York. It was built in 1903 and is a large and distinguished Tudor Revival–style summer estate home. It is a long, 2 12-story, rectangular-shaped building with several projecting bays, porches, gables and dormers, a porte cochere and a service wing. The rear facade features a large semi-circular projection. The first-story exterior is faced in native fieldstone. The interior features a number of Arts and Crafts style design features. Also on the property are a power house, fire house, gazebo, root cellar, reservoir, ruins of the caretaker's house and carriage house, and the remains of the landscaped grounds.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Steven C. Engelhart and Linda Garofalini (February 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Wellscroft". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-14.  See also: "Accompanying 51 photos".