SOMERDON HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJONING OUTHOUSE AND SCREEN WALL TO LEFT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309855
Date first listed:
21-May-1987
Statutory Address:
SOMERDON HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJONING OUTHOUSE AND SCREEN WALL TO LEFT, NEAT MARSH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOMERDON HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJONING OUTHOUSE AND SCREEN WALL TO LEFT, NEAT MARSH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Preston
National Grid Reference:
TA 16044 30780

Details

PRESTON NEAT MARSH ROAD TA 13 SE (west side) 1/29 Somerdon House Farmhouse and adjoining outhouses and screen wall to left

- II Farmhouse and adjoining outhouses and screen wall. c1825 with earlier origins; later C19 rear addition. Yellow brick in Flemish bond, with red brick to right return and rear addition. Welsh slate roof. T-shaped on plan: 2-room, central entrance-hall west front with later double-depth wing to rear; short wall screens adjoining outhouses to left. 2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Painted ashlar plinth. Entrance has 3 stone steps to wooden doorcase with ribbed pilasters carrying entablature with plain frieze, moulded cornice and hood; 4-panel door beneath moulded cornice and radial fanlight in round-headed fielded-panelled reveal. Full-height flat-fronted bows to each side have tripartite sashes in splayed reveals with painted ashlar lintels. Ground- and first-floor sill bands. Central first-floor sash beneath similar lintel. All windows with later C19 plate-glass sashes. Ovolo-moulded corniced wooden gutter; coped parapets to bays. Hipped roof. Stone-coped end stacks with tapered square pots. Screen wall to left, single-storey height, has plinth (stuccoed to right), 2-course brick band, round-headed entrance flanked by pair of small 2-pane sliding sashes, brick coping ramped-up to house on right. Rear wing has 4-pane sashes and board doors with plain overlights beneath rubbed-brick cambered arches. Interior. Entrance hall has ribbed and coved cornice, plasterwork acanthus ceiling rose, open well staircase with wreathed corniced handrail, column balusters and profiled cheek-pieces. Moulded skirting and moulded 6-fielded-panel doors throughout. Stair window and all doors in ribbed panelled architraves with carved ram's heads to the angles, moulded cornices and hoods, and those to the main ground-floor rooms also with plain friezes. First-floor front rooms each have a similar ram's head fire surround with a moulded cornice and mantelshelf, flanked by a pair of 6-fielded-panel cupboard doors in similar architraves. First-floor room, rear right, has carved stone pilastered chimney-piece with foliate capitals. Not fully investigated. The farm is named Cold Harbour on the 1824 OS 1 inch map, and was also known as West End Cottage in the early C19. A stylish house with good original interior details. Victoria County History: York, East Riding, vol 5, 1984, p 190.

Listing NGR: TA1604430780

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
166666
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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