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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Sunk Island
National Grid Reference:
TA 26682 19300


SUNK ISLAND SUNK ISLAND ROAD TA 21 NE (east side) 10/85 Church Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. 1856 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners. Red-brown brick in English bond. Concrete tile roof. Approximately T-shaped on plan: 2- room, central entrance-hall west front, 3-room north entrance front, double- depth wing to rear. 2 storeys. West front: 3 first-floor windows; asymmetrical, with projecting gabled section to left. Chamfered plinth. Section set back to right has 3 steps to segmental-headed board door with strap hinges in chamfered reveal, with a segmental-headed 8-pane window to right and a recessed circular date plaque above, all beneath a wide segmental-pointed relieving arch. Large single 12-pane ground-floor sash to right beneath recessed segmental-pointed panel with painted herringbone brick infill, pair of first-floor half-dormers with 12-pane sashes beneath similar segmental-pointed panels, stepped eaves and tumbled-in brick to larger gable to right. Gabled wing to left has pair of 12-pane ground-floor sashes beneath recessed pointed-arched panels with herringbone brick infill, above single similar window with painted recessed panel flanked by flush brick Celtic cross motifs; stepped eaves and tumbled-in brick to gable with central decorative flush brick round panel. Right return of wing has diaper decoration in black brick. Banded axial stack. Left return forms north front: 4 first-floor windows. Segmental-pointed board door to right of centre in chamfered reveal. Pair of 12-pane sashes to right beneath painted recessed segmental-pointed panels; to left, a similar sash and 2 smaller 12- pane sashes beneath similar arches. 12-pane first-floor sashes with lintels at eaves level. Half-hipped roof and partly-projecting end stack to left with tumbled-in brick to offsets. Single-storey section adjoining to left with C20 garage doors, half-hipped roof. Right return forms south garden front: single window central section with projecting gabled wing to left, single-window section set back to right. Central section has a 12-pane ground-floor sash beneath a painted recessed segmental-pointed panel, 4-pane first-floor sash beneath a flat arch, partly-projecting stack to right with tumbled-in brick to offsets, and a recessed relief tablet bearing crown, royal cypher and date in a chamfered segmental-pointed arched reveal; right return with 12-pane ground-floor sash beneath segmental-pointed panel, similar first-floor sash ; half-hipped roof. Section to right has step to half-glazed door (9 panes above a fielded panel) beneath segmental-pointed panel, 12-pane segmental-arched first-floor sash beneath raised eaves. Wing to left has projecting ground-floor bay window with, chamfered angles, corbelled-out above, and single 12-pane segmental-headed sash beneath hipped roof; 12-pane first-floor sash beneath pointed arch panel flanked by flush brick Celtic cross motifs, similar brick gable details and black brick diaper decoration to west front. Interior contains closed string staircase with moulded handrail, chamfered newel and Gothic-style splat balusters with pierced trefoils; panelled doors in architraves. One of a series of C19 Crown estate buildings by Teulon. See item 6/76 for sources.

Listing NGR: TA2668219300


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Books and journals
Allison, K J, The Victoria History of the County of York: East Riding, (1984), 135-9
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 351-2


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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Date: 05 Dec 2003
Reference: IOE01/11648/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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