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Description: Sykes Holt Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183489
OS Grid Reference: SD6360731509
OS Grid Coordinates: 363607, 431509
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7786, -2.5537
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SD 63 SW
4/4 Sykes Holt Farmhouse
House, c.1600 with C19 additions. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. Earliest part gabled, projecting forwards with one-bay additions
to each side. Probably the surviving cross-wing of an earlier house.
Additions have modern windows with plain reveals and projecting sills.
Front wall of gabled wing has ovolo-moulded and chamfered mullioned
windows with hoods, offset to the right of centre. The ground-floor one is
of 5 lights (partly restored) and the 1st floor one of 4 lights. Under the
apex there is a small opening with plain reveals. Coped gable with
kneelers. Present door, in left-hand return wall of wing, has plain stone
surround. Chimneys on gable of right-hand addition and on ridge of wing.
Inside, the front room of the early wing has 2 chamfered main joists. The
owner reported finding unexplained timbers in the right-hand wall of the
wing, possibly remains of an earlier building.
Listing NGR: SD6360731509
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Source: English Heritage
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