History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Fairholme

A Grade II Listed Building in Snaith and Cowick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6903 / 53°41'25"N

Longitude: -1.0208 / 1°1'14"W

OS Eastings: 464757

OS Northings: 421986

OS Grid: SE647219

Mapcode National: GBR PT9R.SV

Mapcode Global: WHFDH.9H4S

Entry Name: Fairholme

Listing Date: 16 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164915

Location: Snaith and Cowick, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Snaith and Cowick

Built-Up Area: Snaith

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Snaith

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

Find accommodation in
Carlton

Listing Text

SNAITH AND COWICK GOOLE ROAD
SE 62 SW
(north side)
Snaith
2/54 Fairholme
GV II
House. 1848 by B and J Sykes for Mrs Shearburn; later C19 extension to
rear. Red brick in Flemish bond, tuck-pointed, with ashlar dressings.
Welsh slate roof, with lead roof to bay window, Yorkshire slate to oriel
windows. Tudor Revival style with Gothic details. 1-shaped on plan: 2-room
principal south garden front with entrance hall to rear right and projecting
entrance porch to right return; service wing, with single-room extension, to
rear left. South front: 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays, with projecting
gabled bay to left, 2-bay wing to right. Plinth. Left bay has steps to
ground-floor wooden canted bay window with 4 full-length 4-centred arch
lights with glazing bars and moulded mullions in hollow chamfered reveals,
beneath moulded string course, plain frieze and flat roof; first-floor oriel
with 4-shaped brackets supporting moulded base, 3 mullioned lights to front
and single lights to sides, beneath hipped roof. Wing to right: cross
windows with hollow-chamfered wood mullions in chamfered ashlar reveals with
continuous hoodmould; 2-light mullioned first-floor windows in similar
reveals beneath coped gables with single slit lights in chamfered reveals.
Coped gables with octagonal finials and shaped kneelers. Axial stack and
partly-projecting end stack to right, with ashlar string courses and yellow
ceramic chimney pots with castellated heads and various relief designs to
the shafts. Right elevation forms 4-bay east entrance front: 2-bay gabled
range to left with projecting full-height entrance porch, and 2 bay rear
wing set back to right. 3 stone steps to entrance with chamfered 4-centred
arch and hoodmould, bowed oriel above with deep corbelled base, 3 mullioned
lights, cornice and conical roof with ball finial, beneath coped gable with
finial and kneelers. Projecting gable-end stack to left contains 2-light
4-centred arch window in deep chamfered reveal with hoodmould. Wing to
right has single-light and 2-light mullioned windows in chamfered reveals,
with continuous hoodmould to ground floor, glazing bars to first floor;
axial stack with ornate chimney pots. West elevation: single-light and 2-
light mullioned windows in similar reveals; inserted 12-pane sash beneath
lintel and similar window to extension; pair of slit windows beneath gables
similar to south front, lateral stack. Interior. Good original details,
including: open well staircase with ramped handrail and arcaded balustrade
with narrow pointed arches on octagonal shafts; south-west room with moulded
corbels carrying chamfered ribs to ceiling, pair of double-chamfered pointed
arches to bay window, and large Gothic ashlar chimney-piece with tall
embattled octagonal buttress shafts, trefoiled panels flanking the arched
fireplace, and quatrefoil frieze with cornice and brattished frieze above;
south-east room with moulded ribs to ceiling, Tudor-arched ashlar chimney-
piece with trefoiled panels beneath unusual window overmantel with Tudor-
arched
Continued .....
Fairholme continued .....
reveal flanked by arched panels; arcaded screen to upper hall, coved and
ribbed ceilings to first floor, panelled doors in architraves and panelled
reveals. A good example of a Victorian Gothic villa, with fine interior
details; one of the series of mid-C19 suburban villas, in various styles,
built at Snaith for the Shearburn family. Architect's drawings in owners
possession; J Sykes may be the architect Joseph Sykes working in Batley in
the mid - late C19. Chimney shafts by the Crigglestone Fireclay works of
Wakefield.


Listing NGR: SE6475721986

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.