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Description: Monument Cottage
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167847
OS Grid Reference: SE9575761882
OS Grid Coordinates: 495757, 461882
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0440, -0.5391
SLEDMERE GARTON HILL
SE 96 SE (east side)
5/37 Monument Cottage
House. c1866. Probably by J Gibbs of Oxford for Sir Tatton Sykes 5th
Baronet. Gault brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar and red brick
dressings and Welsh slate roof. L-shaped on plan. Single-storey, single-
bay ranges with attics to gables. Chamfered plinth. Entrance to angle a
plank door within porch supported by piers with foliate capitals. Frieze.
To right a bay window with 3 2-pane sashes. Red brick band above. Above
porch an oculus. Ashlar copings to gable end supported by respond with
foliate capital . To left, gabled range: ground floor has 2 narrow 2-pane
sashes with quoined ashlar jambs and ashlar sills and lintels. First stage
red brick band. To gable a decorative shield. Then 2 trefoil-headed
windows in quoined ashlar surrounds under pointed arch of red brick. Ashlar
first floor copings to gables supported by similar responds. Rear stacks.
Decorative ridge tiles. Built as a caretaker's cottage for the Sir Tatton
Sykes Memorial (qv).
Listing NGR: SE9575761882
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Source: English Heritage
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