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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6519 / 53°39'6"N

Longitude: -0.0847 / 0°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 526687

OS Northings: 418975

OS Grid: TA266189

Mapcode National: GBR WVV6.GM

Mapcode Global: WHHHD.NGWQ

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 27 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166631

Location: Sunk Island, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU12

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sunk Island

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ottringham with Sunk Island St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SUNK ISLAND SUNK ISLAND
TA 21 NE
(west side)
10/89 Old School House
GV II

Schoolhouse, now house. 1857 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners,
with later C19 bay window and minor C20 alterations and colour-wash. Red
brick in Flemish bond, colour-washed. Banded slate roof. Approximately
square, 3-room plan, with later kitchen outshut to north; adjoins former
school (qv) to east. Single storey with attic. East front: 2 bays,
irregular fenestration. Chamfered plinth. Flush buttress to left with
tumbled-in brick to offset. Chamfered rounded-trefoil entrance with board
door bearing ornate strap hinges. 2 ground-floor lancets to right with
glazing bars, chamfered jambs and brick arches. Gabled half-dormer above
entrance with a brick oriel carried on corbelled brackets, containing a
small segmental-headed plate-glass sash beneath a hipped roof. To right, a
4-pane segmental-headed attic sash with single lancet to left, beneath a
half-hipped gable. Gables have tumbled-in brick and stepped eaves. Banded
and corniced end stack corbelled-out from right gable. Left return: narrow
8-pane segmental-headed sash to right, gabled section with ground-floor
canted bay window containing plate-glass sashes in chamfered reveals with
ashlar lintels and sills, 4-pane segmental-headed attic sash. Similar
gable details to front. Rear has inserted C20 ground-floor window,
segmental-headed 3-light window to left outshut, 4-pane attic sash beneath
segmental arch and gable, large projecting stack to right with tumbled-in
brick to offsets, corniced shaft. Interior contains closed-string staircase
with moulded handrail, chamfered newels and Gothic-style splat balusters
with pierced trefoils; arched recesses to ground floor. One of a series of
C19 Crown estate buildings by Teulon. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Yorkshire, East Riding, 1972, p 352; Victoria County History: York, East
Riding, vol 5, 1984, p 139.


Listing NGR: TA2668718975

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