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Description: Winestead Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166619
OS Grid Reference: TA2778520598
OS Grid Coordinates: 527785, 420598
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6663, -0.0674
SUNK ISLAND BRICK ROAD
TA 22 SE
(north side, off)
6/77 Winestead Farmhouse
Farmhouse. 1856 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners. North wing
removed in C20. Red-brown brick in Flemish bond with black and orange brick
dressings. Welsh slate roof. Irregular plan. 2 storeys. West entrance
front: 3 first-floor windows; asymmetrical. Projecting gabled section to
right with lower and narrower full-height gabled porch adjoining on left,
gabled section set back to left. Chamfered plinth. Porch section: flush
buttress with tumbled-in brick to offsets; 2 steps to board door with strap
hinges in segmental-headed chamfered reveal beneath open timber porch with
chamfered square piers carrying gabled roof with segmental-pointed arch-
brace; narrow 8-pane sash to right. Recessed panel at first-floor level in
chamfered segmental-pointed reveal, with polygonal relief panel bearing
crown, royal cypher and date. 12-pane first-floor sash and black brick
decoration to gable. Section to right: single 12-pane ground- and first-
floor sashes, black brick diaper decoration. Stepped eaves, tumbled-in
brick and black brick ornament to gables. Left return of porch has small
ground-floor and large first-floor 12-pane sashes. Section set back to left
has single 12-pane sashes to each floor, stepped eaves and tumbled-in brick
to gable, half-hipped roof. Right return forms south front: 2 first-floor
windows. Projecting gabled section to right has single 12-pane sashes to
each floor, black brick cross motifs, and decorative flush brick round panel
to gable. Single-storey section adjoining to left has chamfered left
corner, corbelled-out above, 16-pane sash beneath segmental arch, roof
hipped to left. Section set back to left has 12-pane first-floor sash
beneath gable. Similar gable details to west front. Large brick ridge
stack. East front: similar 12-pane sashes with segmental and pointed
relieving arches, pair of first-floor sashes beneath raised eaves, half-
hipped roof to projecting wing, board door to single-storey wing to right.
Most windows have sills, segmental orange brick arches and pointed relieving
arches above flush panels with herringbone brick infill. Interior contains
staircase with closed string, moulded handrail, chamfered newel post and
Gothick-style splat balusters with pierced hexagons; panelled doors in
architraves. One of a series of mid C19 Crown estate buildings by Teulon.
See item 6/76 for sources.
Listing NGR: TA2778520598
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Source: English Heritage
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