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Description: Deer House to Sledmere House Park Approximately 600 Metres to South-East of House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167856
OS Grid Reference: SE9291364053
OS Grid Coordinates: 492913, 464053
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0641, -0.5818
SLEDMERE MAIN STREET
SE 96 SW (south side)
4/46 Deer House to Sledmere
House Park approximately
600 metres to south-east
Deer house. 1792. For Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Barnonet, reputedly to
his own design. Pinkish-brown brick and painted timber with Welsh slate
roof. Single-tall-storey 3-bay centre with single-lower-storey, single-bay
wings. Centre: open to front and back with arcades of 5 tapering Tuscan
columns supporting timber pediments. Wings have plank doors in segmentally
arched surrounds. Eaves band. The left range is open to its gable end.
Built as an eye-catcher to Sledmere House (qv). John Popham, 'Sir
Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - II' Country Life, 23 January, 1986, p 190.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 346.
Listing NGR: SE9291364053
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Source: English Heritage
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