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Description: Estate Office and Clerk's House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167869
OS Grid Reference: SE9328964889
OS Grid Coordinates: 493289, 464889
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0715, -0.5758
SLEDMERE MAIN hSTREET
SE 9264-9364 (north side)
17/59 Estate Office and Clerk's
Estate office and clerk's house. c1890. By John Birch for Sir Tatton
Sykes, 5th Baronet. Reddish-orange brick in English garden wall bond with
ashlar dressings and plain tile roof. Built as 2 offset blocks. Estate
office: single storey, 2 bays, the left of which breaks forward and is
gabled; set back to left is 2-storey, 2-bay left return of clerk's house;
clerk's house, main facade: 2 storeys, 3 bays of which left bay breaks
forward and is gabled,with ranges to left. Estate office: plinth with
chamfered ashlar copings. Entrance set back to right side a board door in
4-centred, moulded ashlar surround under wooden gabled porch. At left side
a canted bay window, the centre of 3 lights,the side of single lights with
ovolo-moulded mullions and transoms in double-chamfered ashlar surround.
Above, an ashlar plaque depicting triton. To second bay a 3-light window
with ovolo-moulded mullions and transoms in double-chamfered surround and
with ashlar quoins. Small gable above. Wooden modillion eaves. Ridge
stack. Set back to left is left return of clerk's house: left bay breaks
forward and is gabled. Plinth. To left a canted bay window, the centre of
2 lights, the sides are single lights with ovolo-moulded mullions and in
double-chamfered surround with quoined jambs. Then a 3-light ovolo-moulded
window in double-chamfered surrounds with quoined jambs. To first floor are
two 2-light windows with similar mouldings and surrounds. To gable an
ornamental slit in quoined ashlar surround. Small gable above second bay.
Wooden modillion eaves. Clerk's house, main facade: plinth with chamfered
ashlar copings. Central entrance a board door within 4-centred moulded
ashlar surround with quoined jambs, under half-brick, half-timber gabled
porch. To left a 3-light ovolo-moulded mullion-and-transom window within
double-chamfered ashlar surround and with quoined jambs. To right a similar
2-light window. To first floor a 3- and a 2-light window with similar
mouldings and surrounds. To gable an ornamental slit in quoined ashlar
surround. Small gable above right bay. Wooden modillion eaves and rear
stacks. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 346.
Listing NGR: SE9328964889
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Source: English Heritage
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