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Walls, Gatepiers, Railings and Gates to Sledmere House Extending from South-Westernmost End to Stables

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

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Latitude: 54.0683 / 54°4'5"N

Longitude: -0.5831 / 0°34'59"W

OS Eastings: 492824

OS Northings: 464520

OS Grid: SE928645

Mapcode National: GBR SPCD.KD

Mapcode Global: WHGD3.00MJ

Plus Code: 9C6X3C98+8Q

Entry Name: Walls, Gatepiers, Railings and Gates to Sledmere House Extending from South-Westernmost End to Stables

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167849

Location: Sledmere House, 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 (south-east side)

17/39 Walls, gate piers,
railings and gates to
Sledmere House extending
from south-westernmost
end to stables


Walls, gate piers, railings and gates. Gates abutting stables (qv) are
c1700 brought from Venice during the C19, otherwise gates are of 1813 by
Watson and Pritchett of York for Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, 3rd Baronet, with
late C18 walls for Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet, with later additions
and alterations including those of early mid C20 for Sir Richard Sykes, 7th
Baronet. Walls of pinkish-red brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar
and moulded tile copings. Wrought-iron gates. 2.5 metres high. From
south-west: square end pier with peaked ashlar coping. Wall with tile
copings extends for approximately 25 metres to C20 west entrance with square
end piers surmounted by artificial stone sphinxes and with ramped, ashlar
coped walls, curved on plan, to artificial stone ornamental pier surmounted
by draped urns. Between are double gates and railings; with 4 levels of
rails, lance finials and curvy dogbars. Gates are flanked by ornamental
wrought-iron piers surmounted by tritons and have arched braces. Wall
continues for approximately 45 metres with tile copings to entrance to St
Mary's Churchyard. Similar double gates with inserted pedestrian gate
between ornamental wrought-iron piers surmounted by tritons. Wall continues
for approximately 35 metres to similar pier. This stretch forms north wall
of walled paddock approximately square on plan. From pier, wall returns to
entrance to stableyard. Gate piers square on plan, rebuilt but surmounted
by similar wrought-iron tritons. Ornamental double gates between have
scroll and ribbon motif to lower part, then bars with scrolls to sides and
with ornamental overthrow. Here wall abutts rear of stables and carriage
house (qv).

Listing NGR: SE9282464520

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