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The Fishing Post The Old Schoolhouse, Skerne and Wansford

Description: The Fishing Post The Old Schoolhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 166952

OS Grid Reference: TA0626556732
OS Grid Coordinates: 506265, 456732
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9957, -0.3805

Location: Wansford Road, Skerne, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 8NT

Locality: Skerne and Wansford
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 8NT

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Listing Text


7/93 ´The Fishing Post´ and
The Old Schoolhouse


School and master's house, now a single house. 1877. By G E Street for
Sir Tatton Sykes. Red brick with stone dressings, plain tiles. Irregular
plan of main range with 4 projecting gabled wings of varying size and
height. School, to left and to rear, in Gothic revival style, master's
house in Jacobean domestic style. Boarded door in timber architrave with
segmental head to left, similar door in pointed opening with continuous
segmental head to left, similar door in pointed opening with continuous
chamfer to right. 3-light window with plate tracery under segmental head to
left, 4-light mullioned window with king mullion to right. 3-light square-
headed window with mullions and 2 single-light square-headed windows to
centre. First floor has 2-light casement windows, with lead cames,
throughout. Shaped tile cladding to gables, axial stacks with stripwork and
bands, house surmounted by a fleche with cross finial to school roof.
Outbuildings to right not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TA0626556732

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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