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White House Farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6456 / 53°38'44"N

Longitude: -0.0848 / 0°5'5"W

OS Eastings: 526696

OS Northings: 418268

OS Grid: TA266182

Mapcode National: GBR WVV8.FW

Mapcode Global: WHHHD.NMTL

Entry Name: White House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166625

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 OLD HALL ROAD
TA 21 NE
(east side)
10/83 White House Farmhouse
GV II

Farmhouse. 1855 by S S Teulon for Crown Commissioners. Red-brown brick in
Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof. Main range approximately L-shaped on plan:
2-room, central entrance-hall south garden front with double-depth wing to
rear right and west entrance in angle. 2 storeys. South front: 3 first-
floor windows; asymmetrical. Chamfered plinth. Segmental-headed half-
glazed door beneath rubbed-brick arch flanked by ground-floor brick bay
window to left with a pair of 12-pane sashes beneath hipped roof, 12-pane
sash to right. First floor: central 12-pane stair window flanked by smaller
12-pane sashes, that to left beneath raised eaves. All windows with
projecting sills and segmental rubbed-brick arches, those to right also with
pointed relieving arches and flush panels with herringbone brick infill
beneath gable with stepped eaves, tumbled-in brick and central decorative
flush brick round panel. Axial stack and partly-projecting end stack to
left corbelled-out at mid-ground floor level, with tumbled-in brick to
offsets, dentilled and corbelled brick cornices, low square pots. Left
return forms west entrance front, with projecting gabled section to right,
and 2-bay section set back to left with entrance in angle. 2 steps to
segmental-headed half-glazed door with pair of ornately-engraved panes above
2 fielded-panels. Tripartite sash to left with glazing bars beneath
segmental arch. First floor: small unequal segmental-headed 6-pane sash
above entrance, 12-pane sash to left with segmental arch and pointed
relieving arch with herringbone brick infill, beneath gable with stepped
eaves and tumbled-in brick. Gabled section to right has 12-pane sash
beneath segmental arch, and recessed segmental-arched panel set in corbelled
lower section of stack, containing pointed lozenge-shaped relief tablet with
crown, royal cypher and date. Stepped eaves, tumbled-in brick to gable.
Axial stack to left. Interior contains closed string staircase with moulded
handrail, chamfered newel post and Gothic-style splat balusters with pierced
trefoils; panelled doors in architraves. One of a series of mid C19 Crown
estate buildings by Teulon, and the least altered of the surviving
farmhouses. See item 6/76 for sources.


Listing NGR: TA2669618268

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