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Bloodstock Stables and Farmery with Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sledmere, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0712 / 54°4'16"N

Longitude: -0.5796 / 0°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 493043

OS Northings: 464854

OS Grid: SE930648

Mapcode National: GBR SPDC.9B

Mapcode Global: WHGCX.2X8T

Entry Name: Bloodstock Stables and Farmery with Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167862

Location: Sledmere, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sledmere

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sledmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SLEDMERE MAIN STREET
SE 9264-9364 (north-west side)

17/52 Bloodstock Stables and
Farmery with walls and
20.9.66 gate piers


GV II


Bloodstock stables and farmery with walls and gate piers. 1830 on central
plaque with later additions and alterations. For Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th
Baronet. Reddish-pink brick in English garden wall bond with pantile roofs.
U plan with 2 central ranges within courtyard. North-west side has 2-tall-
storey, single-bay centre with 2-storey ranges to either side,that to left
with 3 first-floor openings, that to right with 2 first-floor openings.
Outer ranges of 2 storeys, 7 and 5 first-floor openings, those to centre of
single storey, 12 bays; forming 2 yards. To south-east (street) side are
walls, gates and piers to entrances to farmyard. North-west side: to centre
a tall, round-arched opening with gauged brick head, now with corrugated
iron infill, ashlar imposts. Above an ashlar datestone, then clock.
Pyramidal roof with central cupola. Mirrored ranges to either side, have
outer arcade of 4 basket-arched cart openings under gauged brick heads with
ashlar imposts and keystones, then an elliptically arched stable entrance
flanking central bay, that to right range with board door. Otherwise
diamond-shaped breathers. To first floor are elliptically arched openings,
those to left range have 2 board pitching doors and a 21-pane, unequally
hung, 2-light Yorkshire sash to right; those to right range have casement
window and board pitching door, all with ashlar sills. Swept and hipped
roof. South-west yard: outer wing has 4 round-arched stable openings with
ashlar keystones and imposts, 3 blocked, one with board door, then an
inserted straight-headed opening. Between these and to end are elliptically
arched openings, slatted and glazed, with ashlar sills and keystones. To
first floor are elliptically arched pitching doors with ashlar sills and
keystones. Swept and hipped roof. Street facade has a slatted opening to
ground floor and to first floor a board pitching door, both under elliptical
arches with ashlar keystones and sills. Facing this the inner range, has
mainly basket-arched cart openings with gauged brick heads with ashlar
keystones and imposts. Otherwise to fourth and ninth bays are round-arched
stable openings, that to fourth bay with board door with ashlar keystone and
imposts. Hipped roof. To street facade a slatted opening under elliptical
arch with ashlar keystone and sill. To rear of this range and to facing
rear of next are oculi to each side; wall adjoining the two forms pens.
North-east yard: inner range similar to that in south yard. Outer range
similar to southern outer range but with board doors and fanlights to stable
entrances. Hipped roof. Street facade has a slatted opening to ground
floor and to first floor a board pitching door,both under elliptical arches
with ashlar keystones and sills. Both yards are now partly covered with
corrugated-iron roofs. Walls and gate piers to street facade, from south:
end pier square on plan with ashlar coping, then wall approximately 2 metres
high and 10 metres in length to pair of gate piers, with peaked caps and
ball finials. Then wall, curved on plan extends for approximately 8 metres
to similar set of gatepiers, that to right abutts southernmost wing of
stables and farmery. Between wings, walls with a basket-arched entrance
with board door and ashlar keystone to left and set of similar gate piers
with board gates to centre. Between inner wings a gate, then similar walls,
gates, piers and basket-arched entrance to right. To north-east end a
similar set of piers, then wall curved on plan for approximately 8 metres to
further similar set of piers, then an inserted entrance and curved wall for
approximately 15 metres. Walls have ashlar copings. Pevsner N, Yorkshire,
York and The East Riding, 1978, p 346.


Listing NGR: SE9304364854

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