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Description: Life Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167876
OS Grid Reference: SE9302461935
OS Grid Coordinates: 493024, 461935
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0450, -0.5808
SLEDMERE WOODMAN HILL
SE 96 SW (east side, off)
4/65 Life Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C18 with later additions and alterations. For Sir
Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet, probably to his own design. Pinkish-brown
brick in English garden wall bond with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
3-course plinth. Coupled pilaster strips to cornersand single strips
between bays. Central entrance a 6-fielded-panel door with 6-paned basket-
arched overlight under segment head and with recessed jambs. 16-pane sashes
throughout under cambered arches of gauged brick. Stepped and cogged eaves.
Hipped roof. Central stack. Interior: staircase with fretwork balustrade.
John Popham, 'Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - I', Country Life, 16
January 1986, pp 128-132.
Listing NGR: SE9302461935
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Source: English Heritage
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