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Old School House, Sunk Island

Description: Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166631

OS Grid Reference: TA2668518974
OS Grid Coordinates: 526685, 418974
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6519, -0.0847

Location: Stone Creek Road, Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12 0DZ

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

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Listing Text

TA 21 NE
(west side)
10/89 Old School House

Schoolhouse, now house. 1857 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners,
with later C19 bay window and minor C20 alterations and colour-wash. Red
brick in Flemish bond, colour-washed. Banded slate roof. Approximately
square, 3-room plan, with later kitchen outshut to north; adjoins former
school (qv) to east. Single storey with attic. East front: 2 bays,
irregular fenestration. Chamfered plinth. Flush buttress to left with
tumbled-in brick to offset. Chamfered rounded-trefoil entrance with board
door bearing ornate strap hinges. 2 ground-floor lancets to right with
glazing bars, chamfered jambs and brick arches. Gabled half-dormer above
entrance with a brick oriel carried on corbelled brackets, containing a
small segmental-headed plate-glass sash beneath a hipped roof. To right, a
4-pane segmental-headed attic sash with single lancet to left, beneath a
half-hipped gable. Gables have tumbled-in brick and stepped eaves. Banded
and corniced end stack corbelled-out from right gable. Left return: narrow
8-pane segmental-headed sash to right, gabled section with ground-floor
canted bay window containing plate-glass sashes in chamfered reveals with
ashlar lintels and sills, 4-pane segmental-headed attic sash. Similar
gable details to front. Rear has inserted C20 ground-floor window,
segmental-headed 3-light window to left outshut, 4-pane attic sash beneath
segmental arch and gable, large projecting stack to right with tumbled-in
brick to offsets, corniced shaft. Interior contains closed-string staircase
with moulded handrail, chamfered newels and Gothic-style splat balusters
with pierced trefoils; arched recesses to ground floor. One of a series of
C19 Crown estate buildings by Teulon. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Yorkshire, East Riding, 1972, p 352; Victoria County History: York, East
Riding, vol 5, 1984, p 139.

Listing NGR: TA2668518974

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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