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Sawcliffe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Roxby cum Risby, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.6196 / 53°37'10"N

Longitude: -0.6229 / 0°37'22"W

OS Eastings: 491184

OS Northings: 414556

OS Grid: SE911145

Mapcode National: GBR SV2L.Y6

Mapcode Global: WHGG6.D8LZ

Plus Code: 9C5XJ99G+RR

Entry Name: Sawcliffe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440989

Location: Roxby cum Risby, North Lincolnshire, DN15

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Roxby cum Risby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Roxby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

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Sawcliffe Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C18 north front probably for Robert Holgate, with rear wing
of C17 or earlier origins raised to 2 storeys in C19. Early section in
roughly-coursed limestone rubble, faced on east side in red brick in Flemish
Bond with limestone ashlar dressings. Later sections in squared limestone
with ashlar and red brick dressings. Brick stacks. Pantile roofs.
T-shaped on plan: central entrance hall front with rear wing. 2 storeys, 3
bays; symmetrical. Ashlar quoins. Doorcase with architrave, fluted frieze
and carved consoles supporting a dentilled pediment. 6 fielded-panel door
beneath moulded cornice and 3-pane overlight in panelled reveal. Phoenix
Insurance Company plaque above. C19 4-pane sashes in flush wood frames with
projecting sills and segmental rubbed brick arches; first floor central
window has margin lights. Brick eaves. Hipped roof. Twin stacks. Left
return: rear wing probably formed part of earlier east front: brick quoins
to first floor, rubble plinth with brick and tile string course. Stone
steps to plank door; blocked 4-light ashlar double-chamfered mullioned
cellar window to right with a 16-pane sash above, 3-light ashlar ovolo-
mullioned window in chamfered reveal to left with an 8-pane sliding sash
above. Cyma-moulded ashlar string course and 2 first floor 16-pane sashes
in segmental-arched brick surrounds. Stone-coped gable with shaped kneelers
to C18 build to right, brick-edged stone-coped gable to left. Axial stack.
Right return: rear wing has scattered fenestration: three 2-light and one
large 3-light ashlar ovolo-mullioned windows in chamfered reveals, and one
smaller 3-light with mullions missing. Interior: C18 section contains open
well main staircase with ramped and wreathed handrail, and open well closed-
string back stairs with moulded handrail, both with column-on-vase balusters
with square knops; moulded stairhall ceiling with central fan design; carved
wood chimneypiece with contemporary decorated iron grate to ground floor
right. Rear wing contains ovolo-moulded ceiling beam with cyma stops in
former back kitchen; fragmentary leaded casement in blocked cellar window.
Adjoining range to rear of no special interest.

Listing NGR: SE9118414556

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