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Sorrelsykes House, Burton-cum-Walden

Description: Sorrelsykes House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322506

OS Grid Reference: SE0240088225
OS Grid Coordinates: 402400, 488225
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2897, -1.9646

Location: B6160, Burton cum Walden, North Yorkshire DL8 4UW

Locality: Burton-cum-Walden
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4UW

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Listing Text

SE 08 NW
2/25 Sorrelsykes House (formerly
listed as Sorrelsykes Park)
Country house, now 4 houses. Early C19 with additions 1921. Stucco scored
as ashlar, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with part basement and attics,
originally U-plan, the rear infilled 1921. East front: 1:1:1:3:1:2 bays.
Central 3 bays, slightly projecting: raised quoins; central part-glazed door
in architrave with cornice supported on consoles; 4-pane sash windows on
ground floor; 4-pane sash windows in eared architraves on first floor;
boldly-modillioned pediment, with two 9-pane unequally-hung sash windows in
tympanum. First bay: chamfered rusticated quoins to left. 2-storey canted
bay with 4-pane sash windows below 3-pane fanlights in round-arched
architraves, formerly keyed, and with impost band, on ground floor; 4-pane
sash windows with projecting sills and flush lintels above. Second and
third bays: central projection, each bay having chamfered rusticated quoins
to left, a ground-floor part-glazed leaved door below 3-pane fanlight with
chamfered quoined surround and round-arched architrave, formerly keyed, that
in bay 2 having pilaster capitals, and that in bay 3 with round-arched
architrave extended as band; first floor: 4-pane sash windows with
projecting sills and lintels. Seventh bay: slightly recessed from centre;
chamfered rusticated quoins to right; ground-floor 4-pane sash window below
3-pane overlight in, round-arched keyed architrave with impost band; first-
floor 4-pane sash window. Eighth and ninth bays slightly recessed; windows
as seventh bay. Modillion gutter brackets. Roof hipped to left. Corniced
ashlar stacks between first and second, second and third, third and fourth,
seventh and eighth bays, and at end right. Left return: semicircular
projecting bay, with curved glass in sash windows with plain glass in lower
sashes, 8-panes in upper sashes. On the building are several lead rainwater
pipes, with an original hopper-head on left return. At the north end of the
east front is a C19 timber and glass conservatory.

Listing NGR: SE0240088225

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Source: English Heritage

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