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Home Farmhouse Skipwith House, Epworth

Description: Home Farmhouse Skipwith House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165155

OS Grid Reference: SE7747904442
OS Grid Coordinates: 477479, 404442
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5309, -0.8326

Location: 41 Station Road, Epworth, North Lincolnshire DN9 1JY

Locality: Epworth
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN9 1JY

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

19/94 No 31 (Skipwith House)
and No 35 (Home


House, now 2 dwellings. Mid C18 with later C18 - early C19 addition to
south; C19 - C20 subdivision and unsympathetic C20 alterations to west
front. Yellow-brown brick in Flemish bond with scored pointing to east
front (Skipwith House); cement rendered to north gable end and west front
(Home Farmhouse). Pantile roof to east front; concrete tiles to west front.
Double-depth plan, with 2-room, central entrance-hall east and west fronts,
with double-depth single-room addition to south. East front: 2 storeys, 5
bays; symmetrical, with lower 2-storey, 2-bay addition set back to left.
Late C19 - early C20 flat-roofed trellised wooden porch over original C18
door with inserted C19 glazing over 2 fielded-panels, beneath 3-pane
overlight. 12-pane sashes, in flush wooden architraves, with sills beneath
stucco flat arches, most windows C20 replacements. 3-course brick first-
floor band with upper course projecting, mutilated to far right (position of
former addition). Stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. Double-span roof
with stone-coped gables and shaped kneelers. Corniced end stacks. Left
addition has twin full-height basket-arched panels with single similar
sashes to ground and first floors, stone-coped gable with shaped kneelers.
West front has C20 doors and windows, similar brick eaves cornice, gable
details and end stacks. Interior of Skipwith House has original open-well
staircase with ramped and wreathed corniced handrail, column-on-vase
balusters and newel posts with round knops, profiled cheek-pieces; round-
headed alcove cupboard to ground floor left with beaded-panel doors in
reeded architrave; fielded-panel shutters and 6-fielded-panel doors in
architraves throughout, some with L and H hinges. Interior of Home
Farmhouse altered in C20. Adjoining ranges to south are not of special

Listing NGR: SE7747904442

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Source: English Heritage

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