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Description: Stables and Carriage House to Sledmere House
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167854
OS Grid Reference: SE9300064750
OS Grid Coordinates: 493000, 464750
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0703, -0.5803
SLEDMERE MAIN STREET
SE 9264-9364 (south-east side, off)
4/44 Stables and carriage
house to Sledmere House
GV IT *
Stables and carriage house, now garages, workshops and tea rooms. Probably
late C18 with later additions and alterations. Yellow brick in Flemish bond
to front facade otherwise reddish-pink brick in English garden wall bond,
with ashlar and red brick dressings and Welsh slate roof. Square on plan
around central courtyard. Neoclassical. 2 storeys, 4 bays with central
pedimented entrance to inner courtyard. Ashlar plinth. Central round-
arched opening to full height under portico with engaged Tuscan pilasters
and columns, 2 to each side, frieze and moulded pediment containing clock.
To either side (alike) are 2 round-arched recesses with part-glazed double
garage doors and to first floor are 6-pane windows with ashlar sills.
Moulded ashlar cornice. Hipped roof. Central cupola, with bell,of Tuscan
columns, frieze, dome and weather-vane. Within, the courtyard has mainly
round-arched stable openings with plank doors, overlights with glazing bars,
round arches of red gauged brick, central keystones and ashlar imposts.
First floor has casement windows and pitching doors within elliptically
arched opening. Stepped and cogged eaves. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and
The East Riding, 1978, p 346.
Listing NGR: SE9300064750
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Source: English Heritage
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