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East Bank Farmhouse, Sunk Island

Description: East Bank Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166624

OS Grid Reference: TA2929717759
OS Grid Coordinates: 529297, 417759
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6404, -0.0457

Location: Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12 0QP

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

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Listing Text

TA 21 NE
(south-east side)
10/82 East Bank Farmhouse

Farmhouse. 1855 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners. Banded brown
and orange brick in Flemish bond, partly-rendered to rear wing. Ashlar
dressings, mostly painted. Concrete tile roof. L-shaped on plan: 2-room,
central entrance-hall south front, double-depth wing to rear right with
outhouse range adjoining, entrance porch to rear left. South front: 2
storeys, 3 first-floor windows; asymmetrical, with canted bay window to left
and projecting gabled wing to right. Chamfered brick plinth with ashlar
angle blocks to bay window. 2 steps to recessed segmental-pointed board
door with strap hinges in double-chamfered brick reveal with ashlar head to
outer order beneath rubbed-brick arch. Ground-floor bay window to left has
quoined ashlar surround, 3-light mullion-and-transom window to front and
single-light windows to sides, with chamfered mullions and reveal with
broach stops. Wing to right has 4-light mullion-and-transom window beneath
segmental brick arch with flush brick key. First floor: similar 3-light window
beneath segmental arches, that to left beneath gable with yellow
brick lozenge panel, that to right beneath recessed pointed-arch panel with
herringbone brick infill. All windows, apart from bay window, have painted
sills and chamfered mullions with broach stops in chamfered brick reveals.
Stepped eaves, tumbled-in brick to gables. Partly-projecting end stacks
with tumbled-in brick to offsets and square pots. Left return, forming west
entrance front: gabled range to right with narrow gabled full-height
entrance porch adjoining on left, 2-window wing set back to left. Porch:
diagonal buttress with tumbled brick offsets, double-chamfered entrance with
pointed outer order and segmental-pointed inner order with ashlar arch
supporting relief tablet bearing crown, royal cypher and date in quatrefoil
panel; half-glazed Gothic-panelled inner door in similar double-chamfered
pointed reveal; first-floor cross window, tumbled-in brick to gable; single-
light ground-floor window to left return and pointed brick arch of 3 orders
supporting corbelled-out first-floor section across angle to rear. Range to
left: pair of ground-floor cross windows; first-floor cross window to right
beneath raised eaves, narrow single-light window and 3-light window beneath
gable with tumbled-in brick to left. Truncated projecting end stack
corbelled-out to left gable. Single-storey, 3-bay outhouse range to left
with verandah supported on chamfered wooden piers and arch braces with
pierced trefoils. Right return has 3 first-floor windows: projecting
central section with 5-light ground-floor window, 4-light window to right;
2- and 3-light first-floor windows that to right beneath raised eaves half-
All except 2-light windows, mullioned and transomed, Interior contains
open well staircase with closed string, moulded handrail, chamfered newel
post and Gorhinic-style splat balusters withpierced trefoils and quaterfoils;
panelled doors in architraves. One of a series of mid C19 Crown estate
buildings by Teulon.
see item 6/76 for sources.

Listing NGR: TA2929717759

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Source: English Heritage

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