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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1062023



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Apr-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 192093

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TF 33 NW KIRTON HIGH STREET (south east side)

9/41 The Old King's Head (Formerly listed as 19.11.51 Kings Head Hotel)


Former public house, now house. Early C16, 1599, cross wing 1661, major alterations in Fen Artisan Mannerist style, with C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick in English bond, ashlar dressings and stucco, with pantile roof over thatch. Raised brick coped gables with corbelled out kneelers, single axial triple stack with diagonally set shafts with dentillated tops. T-plan, of hall block with gabled cross wing of 1599. Originally Lobby entry. 2 storey with garret, 5 bay front, the right hand bay advanced and gabled. Ashlar plinth. Single brick and stucco bands, dogtooth eaves course raised to a dentillated course early C20. Rusticated brick quoins. Off-centre panelled double doors with plain overlight in added square porch with flat roof. To left 2 margin light sashes and to right a similar window, all with rusticated brick reveals and cambered heads. Original door now blocked also has rusticated reveals and a pedimented brick head, containing an ashlar panel carved with a lion rampant. To first floor are 2 margin light sashes flanked by shorter brick pilasters. To the right the moulded head only of a 4 light C16 brick mullioned window. In the gable an ashlar datestone 1599 with initials TW, and in the base of the principal stack a further datestone of 1661 and initials IW. To left gable are single blocked windows to each floor with brick surrounds, segmental heads and stepped up string courses. Interior retains C16 roll moulded bressumer to hall inglenook and chamfered beam with pyramid stops. End room has cyma moulded beam with ogee stops. Trapped purl in pegged oak roof, with timber and reed partitions.

Listing NGR: TF3054038472

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National Grid Reference: TF 30540 38472


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