GATES, LODGES AND FLANKING WALLS TO SLEDMERE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310148
Date first listed:
20-Sep-1966
Statutory Address:
GATES, LODGES AND FLANKING WALLS TO SLEDMERE HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATES, LODGES AND FLANKING WALLS TO SLEDMERE HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sledmere
National Grid Reference:
SE 93491 64792

Details

SLEDMERE MAIN STREET SE 9264-9364 (south side)

17/49 Gates, lodges and flanking walls to 20.9.66 Sledmere House

GV II

Gates, lodges and walls. Probably late C18 lodges and walls with lodges probably designed by Samuel Wyatt and Sir Christopher Sykes for Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet, with gates of 1813 by Watson and Pritchett of York for Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, 3rd Baronet, and with later additions and alterations. Red brick outer wall, otherwise gault brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs, wrought-iron gates. Outer walls extend for approximately 20 metres to east and 30 metres to west of lodges, with gault brick walls curved on plan flanking the lodges. Lodges approximately square on plan with ranges to sides. Gates: 3 sets of double gates, those to centre are wider and flanked by ornamental piers surmounted by tritons. 4 levels of rails, lancet finials to bars, curvy dogbars, and arched braces. Lodges: alike. 2 low storeys to sides, that to west with basement to right return, single bay. Plinth. Entrances to inner returns are partly blocked, fielded-panel doors with divided overlights under flat arches of gauged brick. Above are two 9-pane unequally hung sashes under flat lintels. To street facade a central elliptically arched recess with tripartite window, a 12-pane sash between 8-pane sashes with ashlar aprons and with Tuscan columns between and Tuscan responds supporting frieze. Arch has brick infilling. Ashlar cornices. Blocking courses. Hipped roofs. Centre stacks. Gault brick walls with ashlar plinth and flat copings are approximately 2.5 metres high ending in square piers. Piers have peaked copings. Further walls,approximately 2.5 metres high,have brick copings. Elliptically arched entrance to wall to west approximately 10 metres from lodge. Wall to west returns to Gardener's Row. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 346.

Listing NGR: SE9349164792

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
167859
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 346
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 22 Humberside,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11827/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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