THE PRIORY AND ATTACHED SECTION OF CLOSE WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1388650
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1953
Statutory Address:
THE PRIORY AND ATTACHED SECTION OF CLOSE WALL, 2, MINSTER YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PRIORY AND ATTACHED SECTION OF CLOSE WALL, 2, MINSTER YARD

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 97950 71892

Details

LINCOLN

SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/226 (East side) 08/10/53 No.2 The Priory and attached section of Close wall

GV I

Hall house, incorporating a tower and part of the Close wall. C13, C14, remodelled 1664-1670, altered and refenestrated late C19. Coursed and squared rubble with ashlar dressings and plain tile and pantile roofs with an octagonal stone gable stack, panelled brick ridge stack, and external brick gable stack to east. Quoins. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays. Windows are mainly C19 casements with wooden mullions and transoms. West front, double gabled, has a central 3-light window flanked to left by a cross casement and beyond, a hexagonal glazed wooden porch. To its left, a chamfered doorway with hoodmould, C14, now a leaded window. In the return angle, a doorway, C14. To the right, a 5-light window. Above, a central window, 3 lights, flanked by single windows, 4 lights. All these have wooden hoodmoulds. Above again, in each gable, a 3-light window. South side has two windows, 4 lights, and above, two windows, 3 lights. East side has irregular C19 fenestration. INTERIOR has in the screens passage a restored traceried buffet, C14, with quatrefoil lintel, flanked by single chamfered doorways. Remodelled C17 stair. Outside, to west, an attached portion of the Close wall, approx. 5m high and 30m long, with pantile and concrete coping. Off-centre blocked opening and 3 reset corbels. This building was used as the residence of major Cathedral officials. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No.114. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 494-495; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1984-: 23-31).





Listing NGR: SK9795071892

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
486111
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jones, , Major, , Varley, , The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln (1st fascicule), (1984), 23-31
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 494-495

Legal

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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