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Latitude: 54.045 / 54°2'42"N
Longitude: -0.5808 / 0°34'50"W
OS Eastings: 493024
OS Northings: 461935
OS Grid: SE930619
Mapcode National: GBR SPDN.1Q
Mapcode Global: WHGD3.1LPD
Entry Name: Life Hill Farmhouse
Listing Date: 7 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1083771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 167876
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
SLEDMERE WOODMAN HILL
SE 96 SW (east side, off)
4/65 Life Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C18 with later additions and alterations. For Sir
Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet, probably to his own design. Pinkish-brown
brick in English garden wall bond with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
3-course plinth. Coupled pilaster strips to cornersand single strips
between bays. Central entrance a 6-fielded-panel door with 6-paned basket-
arched overlight under segment head and with recessed jambs. 16-pane sashes
throughout under cambered arches of gauged brick. Stepped and cogged eaves.
Hipped roof. Central stack. Interior: staircase with fretwork balustrade.
John Popham, 'Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere - I', Country Life, 16
January 1986, pp 128-132.
Listing NGR: SE9302461935
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