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Description: Post Office and Post Master's House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167843
OS Grid Reference: SE9324364884
OS Grid Coordinates: 493243, 464884
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0715, -0.5766
SLEDMERE CROOM LANE
SE 9264-9364 (west side)
17/33 Post Office and Post
Post office and post master's house. c1890 with later additions and
alterations. By John Birch for Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Baronet. Reddish-
orange brick in English garden wall bond with plain tile roof. Approx-
imately T-shaped on plan with infil to rear. Single-bay
range with single-bay cross wing to right of single storey with attic to
gables. Chamfered plinth. Entrance to central gabled porch, a board door
with glazing to head in 4-centred, moulded surround under hoodmould with
label stops. Above a decorative blind oblong recess under hoodmould.
Dentil barge board to gable. To left a 3-light window,incorporating "GR"
post box,with rubbed brick sills in ovolo-moulded surround under flat arch
of rubbed brick and dripmould. To right a 4-light window with wooden ovolo-
moulded mullions, in ovolo-moulded surround, under flat arch of rubbed brick
and with moulded drip and sill. To gable a similar 3-light window.
Decorative barge boards. Paired octagonal flues to large ridge stack.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 346.
Listing NGR: SE9324364884
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