STONEBOW AND GUILDHALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1388605

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1953

Statutory Address: STONEBOW AND GUILDHALL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: STONEBOW AND GUILDHALL, HIGH STREET

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 97526 71237

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History

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Details

LINCOLN

SK9771SE HIGH STREET 1941-1/12/155 Stonebow and Guildhall 08/10/53

GV I

Town gateway, guildhall and shops. Late C15 and early C16, altered C17 and mid C18, restored and remodelled 1885-90 by J L Pearson. Ashlar with lead roof behind parapet. EXTERIOR: moulded string courses and sill band, crenellated parapet. South front has a roll moulded segmental central arch flanked by single round buttresses with canopied niches containing figures. Above, a tablet with pilaster surround with the arms of James I, and above again, two 2-light mullioned windows. Over them, a stepped gable containing a clock. Beyond, on either side, 2 walkway arches, those to the right original, with hoodmoulds. Beyond again, 2 windows. Above, to left, four sashes, C19, and to right, 3 smaller sashes set in C15 openings with hoodmoulds. All these openings have basket arches. Above again, on either side, 2 cusped flat headed mullioned windows. North side has a plainer central arch, flanked by a single walkway arch to left and 2 to the right. Over the inner archways, small 2-light windows. Above, three 2-light pointed arched windows and parapet gable with clock. Under the walkway arches, late C19 shopfronts. INTERIOR: guildhall, on the first floor, has strutted kingpost roof with arch braces to the purlins in the outer bays. Tie beams have bosses. Mid C18 panelling with the arms of George II set below a segmental pediment on Corinthian columns. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No.37. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 503).



Listing NGR: SK9752671237

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 486050

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 503

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