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Village school and schoolmaster's house

A Grade II Listed Building in Sledmere, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0702 / 54°4'12"N

Longitude: -0.5707 / 0°34'14"W

OS Eastings: 493626

OS Northings: 464754

OS Grid: SE936647

Mapcode National: GBR SPGC.7P

Mapcode Global: WHGCX.6YGK

Plus Code: 9C6X3CCH+3P

Entry Name: Village school and schoolmaster's house

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167874

Location: Sledmere, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sledmere

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sledmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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SE 9264-9364
17/64

SLEDMERE
MAIN STREET (north side)
Village school and schoolmaster's house

GV
II
Village school and schoolmaster's house. 1875 with later additions and alterations including those of mid-late C20 of no special interest. By G.E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes, fifth Baronet. Reddish-orange brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar dressings and some timber framing, with plain tile roof.

Originally T-shaped on plan, with C20 ranges to rear. Single-storey, three bay schoolroom, single bay with attic adjoining to right and taller schoolmaster's wing beyond to right which projects slightly, single storey with attic to gable. Angle buttress with offsets to left, to height of sill band and with quoins above. Plinth with ashlar copings. Entrance between third and fourth bays a pointed ashlar arch with cavetto moulding under hoodmould which continues across facade as sill band, within a pointed-arched plank door. Projecting stack interrupts sill band between second and third bays, tapering to octagonal chimney with star-shaped ashlar cowl. Bays one, two and three have two ogeed trefoil-light windows with chamfered mullions and quoined surrounds, with mainly diamond-paned casements. To fourth bay a similar three-light window but with blocked foils. Ashlar eaves band. Overhanging eaves. Skylight behind chimney. Roof dormer to attic in fourth bay has diamond-paned, three-light casement window. Ornamental ridge tiles and two fleches. To left gable end a four-light window with cusped lights in double-chamfered surround and with single light at apex.

Wing: chamfered ashlar plinth. Sill band. Two-light mullion window with chamfered mullion and quoined architrave. Above a band of timber framing interrupted by central three-light casement window. Gable has fish-scale tiles. Groups of two and four star-shaped stacks to ridge and rear. Entrance to schoolmaster's house to right return a plank door within projecting porch with timber framing to gable.

Interiors: Schoolroom has stone fireplace with ogeed arch and sill band. Schoolmaster's house: pine dogleg staircase with open fretwork balustrade and newel posts. Mainly four-panel doors throughout. Shutters to some windows.

Listing NGR: SE9362664754

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