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Middle Farmhouse, Sunk Island

Description: Middle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166623

OS Grid Reference: TA2764218682
OS Grid Coordinates: 527642, 418682
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6491, -0.0704

Location: E Bank Road, Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12 0EE

Locality: Sunk Island
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU12 0EE

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Listing Text

TA 21 NE
(south side, off)
10/81 Middle Farmhouse

Farmhouse. 1855 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners. Red brick in
Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof. Approximately T-shaped on plan: 2-room
east entrance front with entrance hall to left, and single-room wing to
right; twin-gabled wing to rear, with garden entrance to left return. East
front: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows; asymmetrical, with gabled 2-window
section breaking forward to left of centre. Chamfered plinth. Main
entrance has step to recessed board door in chamfered wooden frame and
chamfered segmental-headed brick reveal; chamfered trefoiled panel above
beneath segmental relieving arch, containing painted lozenge-shaped relief
panel with royal cypher, crown and date. Section set forward to right:
ground-floor canted bay window with plate-glass sashes, ashlar lintels and
sills, pair of first-floor 12-pane sashes beneath segmental arches and
segmental-pointed relieving arches with herringbone brick infill, circular
flush brick panel to gable with decorative brick infill, tumbled-in brick
and stepped eaves to gable. Section to right: tall unequal 15-pave ground-
floor sashes, 6-pane first-floor sashes, both with sills and segmental
arches. Corniced axial stack to right. Single-storey 2-window wing set
back to right has board door beneath segmental-pointed arch, 16-pane and 12-
pane sashes beneath segmental arches. Left return forms south garden front
with 4 first-floor windows. Gabled 2-window range set forward to right has
12-pane segmental-headed ground-floor sash, small decorative panel to left
with brick and ashlar insets in chamfered segmental-headed reveal,
segmental-headed 12-pane stair window and first-floor casement, circular
flush brick panel, stepped eaves, and tumbled-in brick to gable. All
windows below pointed relieving arches with decorative brick infill.
Section set back in angle to left has single-storey porch to left with C20
glazed door beneath segmental arch and hipped roof, segmental-headed 18-pane
window to right with similar 9-pane casement to first floor. Wing to left
has 12-pane ground-floor sash beneath segmental and pointed relieving
arches, 12-pane half-dormer with tumbled-in brick to gable. Double-span
roof. Projecting corniced end stack with tumbled-in brick to offsets.
North range of wing has half-hipped roof and adjoining single-storey
outhouse with hipped roof. Interior: closed string staircase with moulded
handrail, chamfered newel and Gothic-style splat balusters with pierced
trefoils; panelled doors in architraves. One of a series of C19 Crown
estate buildings by Teulon. See item 6/76 for sources.

Listing NGR: TA2764218682

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Source: English Heritage

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