THE MANSION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1359928
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
THE MANSION, 21, WESTGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANSION, 21, WESTGATE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Louth
National Grid Reference:
TF 32327 87208

Details

WESTGATE 1. 1348 (South Side) No 21 (The Mansion) TF 3287 2/2 2.11.54. II* GV 2. Probably built circa 1600, it was remodelled late in the century. It is a 2-storey T-shaped red brick house with steep pitched early tiled roofs. The East-West wing has a double roof with very wide gable ends flattened at the top and having a stone coping. Massive chimneystack set in the valley. The road front, above and set back from the road is symmetrical, 7 windows 3-1-3 to both floors, shallow central breakforward, Deep coved plaster eaves with a semi-circular pediment. Stringcourse between storeys. The tall hung sash windows which retain the heavy glazing bars are in wide wooden cases flush with the wall face and have segmental-arched heads, no cills. Band between storeys. A Stable wing adjoins the West end of the road front, one storey rising to 2 at the centre, late slate roof, coming forward to the pavement, and at the East end of this is the entrance to the house: outer opening semi-circular-headed with moulded archivolt flanked by 2 pilasters which have stone capitals and bases. Springing from these is a semi-circular arch of raised brick and above that a curving stone cornice. Within the porch approached by a flight of stone steps, is a square-headed doorway with moulded architrave and door of 6 fielded panels, above it a semi-circular window. An inner doorway has a wooden case, 2 Ionic pilasters on high base supporting a broken triangular pediment and above the opening of this is a small circular window with archivolt and keystone from the sides of which are swags with pendants. Fine interior with much late C17 work. NMR. Nos 17 to 21 (odd), including The Sycamores, form a group.

Listing NGR: TF3232787208

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
195051
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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