ATHERSTONE PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1388519

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1953

Statutory Address: ATHERSTONE PLACE, 12, EASTGATE

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Location

Statutory Address: ATHERSTONE PLACE, 12, EASTGATE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: Lincoln (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 97781 71948

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Details

LINCOLN

SK9771NE EASTGATE 1941-1/9/96 (North side) 08/10/53 No.12 Atherstone Place

GV I

House, formerly the hall of a larger complex including No.13 Eastgate and No.18 James Street (qv). Now the Deanery. Late C13, incorporating a late C12 doorway. Altered early C16. Floor inserted and ground floor remodelled late C17. Raised and reroofed, and west gable rebuilt, 1810. Further alterations late C19 and C20. Coursed squared stone and brick, with ashlar dressings and plain tile and pantile roofs. 3 brick gable stacks. EXTERIOR: moulded eaves cornice, rendered coped parapet, with 3 shouldered round headed gables with baluster finials. 2 storeys plus basement, 3 window range. South front has to left a C19 gabled porch with a 6-panel door, covering a late C17 doorway. To its left, a C19 3-light pointed arched window. To its right, a C13 2-light pointed arched window with Y-tracery. Both these windows have chamfered stone mullions, transom and hoodmould. To right again, an irregular buttress, then a 16-pane sash at basement level, with a plain sash above it. At the right corner, a round arched doorway, late C12, with double shafts, zigzag decoration and hoodmould. Above, three 16-pane sashes. Rear range, 3 storeys, has coursed squared stone lower floors with quoins. Two 2-light casements with renewed lintels, the right one smaller. Above, two 16-pane sashes and to right, a barred and slatted wooden cross casement. Above again, two 12-pane sashes. INTERIOR: cellar has brick and stone lining and 2 reused cambered tie beams. At the rear, at ground level, the remains of a late C13 doorway with chamfered jambs and incomplete hoodmould. Ground floor has a central entrance hall with an early C19 open-well stair with 2 stick balusters per tread and ramped scrolled handrail and turned newels. Dining room, to left, has early C16 wall paintings concealed by mid C20 panelling, C19 marble fireplace and moulded cornice. Study, on mezzanine floor to right, has 2 cased beams, 2 shell niches, and a late C17 fireplace with wooden surround. Adjoining rear room has a mid C19 marble fireplace, cornice and frieze. At one end, 2 cupboards flanked by panelled pilasters. C18 8-panel door.



First floor has, to right, 2 exposed wall posts linked by a resited billeted lintel, and an exposed purlin. Doors mainly with 6 fielded panels. This building is fully described and illustrated by Jones (1990). (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 514; The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Jones S: Lincoln: 1990-: 105-118).







Listing NGR: SK9778171948

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 485964

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Sources

Books and journals
Jones, S, The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln, (1990), 105-118
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 514

End of official listing