West Skirbeck House

11 Jul 2005
West Skirbeck House, London Road, Boston, Lincolnshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TF34SW LONDON ROAD 716-1/2/90 (West side) 14/02/75 West Skirbeck House


Small country house now flats. Early C19 with C20 alterations.

Rendered, hipped slate roof with lead dressings. 3 wall stacks in buff brick. EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 5-bay front arranged 1:3:1, divided by wide full height pilasters, to ends also. 1st floor band, moulded cornice and parapet. The east front has tall French window to the ground floor and a stone balustraded terrace to the centre 3 bays. The south front has doorway with segmental head, with fanlight and side lights, reeded divisions and soffit. First floor windows are C20 casements. INTERIOR: elliptical stair arch with reset stick baluster stair. 8 panel doors with added overdoors. Arts and Crafts fire surround, frieze and tiles to sitting room. Late Georgian fittings have been brought in as architectural salvage items.

HISTORY: William Garfit, MP for Boston from 1895 to 1906, bought the house in 1872. (Cartwright A: Boston. A Railway Town: Boston: 1987-: 217; ).

Listing NGR: TF3186942348


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0265 IOE Records taken by Colin David Broome; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Colin David Broome. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Broome, Colin David

Rights Holder: Broome, Colin David