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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: 1062777



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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swayfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 194178

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5/204 Swayfield House


House. Early C17, late C17, late C18 alterations and addition. Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings. Slate roofs with single ridge and 2 gable stacks in ashlar with plinth and cornices. L-plan, 3 storey, 4 bay front, the third bay is advanced and separately gabled with chamfered plinth and first and second floor offsets. Modillion dentillated timber cornice to flanking bays. The off-centre C18 double doors are set in a moulded wooden surround with open porch having flat leaded hood on scrolled brackets. To left a glazing bar sash, to right a a tripartite sash with beyond a further glazing bar sash. To first floor are 3 glazing bar sashes with tripartite sash in advanced bay. To second floor are 3 shorter glazing bar sashes with a similar window set in a larger opening. The openings in the advanced bay have segmental heads with keystones, other windows have flat ashlar lintels with key blocks. In the gable end the original steeply pitched C17 roof line can be seen. Fire insurance plaque. At the rear is a late C18 lean-to 2 storey servants' range and a 2 storey late C17 wing with ingle nook and chamfered simply stopped beam. Interior retains late C18 panelled doors, shutters, and reveals. The stairs have plain balusters with wreathed handrail and carved string. The house plan contains 3 huge fireplaces from the C17 period, now blocked in. In the 2 reception rooms are fine Adam fire surrounds, in the right hand room with garlands, wheat ears, figures, central panel depicting classical harvest scene and contemporary mirror over, in the left hand room with vine and roundel decoration, flanked by semi-circular headed niches. The house was possibly a dower house to the Ancaster Estate in the C18.

Listing NGR: SK9912822817

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National Grid Reference: SK 99128 22817


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