Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352658

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987



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District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Blacktoft

National Grid Reference: SE 82441 24063


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SE 82 SW BLACKTOFT MAIN STREET (south side) Yokefleet Yokefleet Hall

14/4 GV II

House. 1868-74. Probably by F S Brodrick of Hull. Red brick with ashlar and polychrome brick detailing, Welsh slate roof. 3-bay main house with 3-bay servants' wing and yard to west. Victorian High Gothic style. Garden facade: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows and attics to main house to right, 3 first-floor windows to servants' wing to left. Main house: 3 gabled bays with canted bay window rising through 2 storeys to extreme right bay. All window lights are transomed at impost level, and multiple lights are divided by orange sandstone shafts with capitals supporting ashlar arches. Central full-length 3-light window below polychrome brick tympanum with square bay window, lights arranged 1:5:1, to left. To right: 5-light canted bay window with lights arranged 1:3:1. All ground-floor windows with stiled 4-centred arched lights. First floor: to extreme left, a single lancet with trefoil to arch. First 2 gabled bays each have 3-light window with pointed lights, foliate motifs in spandrels and tympanum of polychrome brick above. Third bay repeats canted bay of ground floor and has openwork parapet. Attics: trefoiled lancets to first 2 gables, 3 roundels within single arch to third gable. Stone coped gables with finials. Parapet with blind trefoils. Ridge stacks. Servants' wing: paired plate-glass sashes beneath stone arches with cambered brick arches above and polychrome brick to tympana to first 2 bays and single-light plate-glass sashes to third bay. Roof hipped to left. Stack rising through front pitch of roof and ridge stack. Wall to yard to extreme left approximately 4 metres in height and coped, with pointed board door to right. Interior: entrance hall forms billiards room and has open-string staircase with cast-iron balustrade. Doorcases throughout ground floor are arched with shafts carrying waterleaf capitals. Moulded cornices thoughout. Fine original built-in glass fronted cupboards to hall and small sitting-room. The house is the birthplace of William Empson, poet and critic. York Georgian Society Annual Report for 1979.

Listing NGR: SE8244124063


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Legacy System number: 164965

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Books and journals
'York Georgian Society Annual Report' in York Georgian Society Annual Report, (1979)

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