Description: Espsyke Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 327882
OS Grid Reference: NZ8282310846
OS Grid Coordinates: 482823, 510846
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4862, -0.7230
NZ 81 SW, NZ 828108
6/232 Espsyke Farmhouse
Farmhouse, early-mid C18 with rebuilding or refronting of main house in third
quarter of C18; C20 alterations. Finely herringbone-tooled coursed large sandstone.
Pantiled roof with stone ridge, copings and kneelers, brick chimneys. Hearth-passage
plan. Lower, older right part 2 storeys, 2 bays; main house 2 storeys, 2 wide bays.
Top-glazed 6-panel through-passage door under wedge lintel with raised keystone;
lintel overlapped at left by slightly-projecting main house. 3-light small-paned
C20 casements (except for 9-pane fixed light above door and C19 tripartite window,
with central opening sash, at first floor left). Windows in main house have pro-
jecting stone cills and those on ground floor have wedge lintels with tall project-
ing keystones. Fairly high-pitched roof; block kneelers; end chimneys to house
and on right of downhouse.
Listing NGR: NZ8282310846
Source: English Heritage
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