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Description: Low Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167821
OS Grid Reference: SE9633258774
OS Grid Coordinates: 496332, 458774
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0160, -0.5313
GARTON ON THE WOLDS A 166
SE 95 NE (south side, off)
9/10 Low Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably late C18-early C19 with later additions and alterations
for Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet of Sledmere. Pinkish-brown brick in
English garden wall bond with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with attics,
3 first-floor windows. Slightly projecting, off-centre round-headed brick
arch to full height with brick imposts. Slightly to right of this the
entrance a part-glazed door. Three 16-pane sashes to ground floor and to
outer bays of first floor under flat arches of gauged brick. To first floor
centrel a round-headed staircase window, 12-pane sash with radial glazing to
head. Attic windows flanking brick arch are unequally hung, 3-light 10-pane
Yorkshire sashes. Stepped band and overhanging eaves. Hipped roof. Ridge
stacks. John Popham, 'Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - 1', Country Life,
16 January 1986, pp 128-132.
Listing NGR: SE9633258774
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Source: English Heritage
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