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The Castle

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0678 / 54°4'3"N

Longitude: -0.5509 / 0°33'3"W

OS Eastings: 494930

OS Northings: 464507

OS Grid: SE949645

Mapcode National: GBR SPLD.JK

Mapcode Global: WHGD3.H0WX

Entry Name: The Castle

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Last Amended: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167848

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 LIMEKILN HILL
SE 96 SW (north-east side, off)

4/38 The Castle
(formerly listed as Sledmere
20.9.66 Castle Farmhouse)


- II


House. c1790 with probably earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations. By John Carr for Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet. Pinkish-
brown brick in English garden wall bond and magnesian limestone,with ashlar
dressings and Welsh slate and ashphalt roof. Gothick style. Recessed
2-storey, single centre bay between 3-storey, single-bay octagonal towers
with 2-storey, single-bay wings and with ranges to rear. Plinth with
moulded ashlar copings. Central entrance. Tall pointed arch with cavetto-
moulded hood with label stops. To sides of arch are round-headed niches.
Within, a double board door with ashlar lintel and Gothick overlight with
decorative glazing under pointed arch with cavetto-moulded hood. Modillion
ashlar cornice. Battlements. Turrets, alike: to sides of ground floor are
2-traceried-light windows within pointed surrounds under cavetto-moulded
hoods. First floor, centres have 3-rounded-light, straight-headed windows in
double-chamfered surrounds under cavetto-moulded hoods with label stops.
Ashlar band. To second floor sides have similar windows to ground floor.
Cavetto-moulded cornice. Battlements. Outer bays, alike: ground floors
with 2-traceried-light, pointed-headed windows under cavetto-moulded hoods.
First floor has single round lights. Cavetto-moulded cornice. Battlements.
Interior. Some original fireplaces. 6-fielded-panel doors. Built as an
eye-catcher to Sledmere House (qv). Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding, 1978, p 346. John Popham, "Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - 1",
Country Life, 16 January 1986, pp 128-132.


Listing NGR: SE9493064507

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