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Statutory Address:

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

South Holland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 39775 26121


FLEET SEA BANK TF 32 NE (north side)

6/41 Hovenden House

3.1.84 II

Small country house, now Cheshire Home. 1911. Orange, red and blue brick. Steeply pitched hipped plain tile roofs with projecting moulded wooden eaves with moulded brick dentillations; 1 ridge and 4 lateral stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys and attic, 9 bay east front with plinth, first floor band and quoins. Central bay projects slightly with blue brick diaper decoration, outer 2 bays on each side project far forward. Central doorway with moulded ashlar doorcase with open pediment with cartouche, ornate overlight and double panelled doors. 4 glazing bar sashes on each side, 9 glazing bar sashes above, all with flush wedge lintels. 3 hipped dormers with 2 light casements. 3 bay south front with blue brick diaper decoration with outer, projecting 2 storey canted bays. Central doorway with double glazing bar doors with ashlar cartouche above. 3 glazing bar sashes on each side, on both storeys. Single glazing bar sash above doorway. All windows with flush wedge lintels. 3 hipped dormers with 2 light casements. Interior panelled rooms and good contemporary staircase.

Listing NGR: TF3977526121


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

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Date: 16 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/14150/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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