KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS AND GATEWAY, TOOL HOUSE, APPLE HOUSE AND GARDENER'S HOUSE AND COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147762

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS AND GATEWAY, TOOL HOUSE, APPLE HOUSE AND GARDENER'S HOUSE AND COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address: KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS AND GATEWAY, TOOL HOUSE, APPLE HOUSE AND GARDENER'S HOUSE AND COTTAGE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven (District Authority)

Parish: Easton

National Grid Reference: SK 92545 26549

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History

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Details

EASTON EASTON PARK SK 92 NW Kitchen garden 6/83 walls and gateway, Tool house, Apple house and Gardener's house and cottage G.V. II Kitchen garden walls, gateway and gate, 2 stores, gardener's house and bothey. c.1810, altered c.1840, with minor C20 alterations. Squared and coursed limestone rubble, slate, yellow brick, cast iron. Rectangular kitchen garden with central gateway, cottage and house to each corner, opposed stores. Central gateway having square piers with cornices surmounted by orbs. The cast iron gates are ramped up at the centre and have a strapwork overthrow with shells and the initials MIC. Beneath the top rail are pendant foliate swags. The mid rail has roundels with finials. The coursed limestone rubble flanking walls have cast iron openwork lattice screens with Greek lozenges and flourishes. The top rail has circles and spiked top. The screens are linked by square piers with cornices. To the left hand corner the bothey is of 2 storeys and 3 bays with a central planked door with to left a 2 light glazing bar casement and to right a 2 light mullioned casement with ashlar surround. Above a further 2 light casement and a keyed oculus. The garden front has a moulded cornice surmounted by ball angle finials. The slightly larger gardener's house matches the details of the bothey and both have single planked doors to the garden front in rusticated surrounds which are surmounted by a sheaf of corn, the crest of the Cholmeleys. Above a further keyed oculus. The 2 stores project from the garden walls and are square on plan, with broken forward facetted fronts, added in yellow brick with ashlar dressings when the stores were altered in C19. They have single planked doors, single keyed oculi and in the roof are oval keyed oculi in 2 directions as dormers. The facetted roofs originally had fish-scale tiles with lead dressings. The tall side walls have ashlar copings, which are partly cornices and partly gabled. At the lower north corner is a small semi-circular headed gateway with unusual rounded rusticated surround, and cast iron gate with latticed base, curlicued and scrolled top containing the Cholmeley cypher. Built as part of the formal gardens of Easton Hall, seat of the Cholmeley family.

Listing NGR: SK9254526549

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 193324

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Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 27 Lincolnshire,

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