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Description: Marramatte Farmhouse with Walls and Pavilions Adjoining
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167841
OS Grid Reference: SE9151364577
OS Grid Coordinates: 491513, 464577
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0690, -0.6031
SLEDMERE B 1253
SE 96 SW (north side, off)
4/31 Marramatte Farmhouse with
walls and pavilions
Farmhouse. Late C18 with later additions and alterations, including linking
walls. For Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet, probably to his own design.
Pinkish-brown brick in English garden wall bond with Welsh slate roof.
House: 3-storey, single centre bay which breaks forward slighty with
2-storey, single-bay wings; walls to either side extending for approximately
7 metres to 2-low-storey, single-bay pavilions all partly obscured by later
builds of no special interest. Plinth. Entrance to left return a
6-fielded-panel door, now partly glazed, with overlight with vertical
glazing under elliptical arch. To front are 16-pane sashes to first and
second storeys, third storey with an unequally hung 12-pane sash, all under
elliptical arches and with stone sills. Cogged eaves. Hipped roofs.
Stack to centre. Walls to sides have ashlar copings. Pavilions obscured
to lower storey but have oculi to first floor. Pyramidal roofs. John
Popham, 'Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - I', Country Life, 16 January
1986, pp 128-132.
Listing NGR: SE9151364577
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Source: English Heritage
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