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Lincoln (District Authority)
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SK 97880 71730



SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/238 (South side) 08/10/53 No.15


House. c1811, incorporating fragments of a medieval building in the south wall and east gable. Built by William Willson, joiner. Ashlar, with stone dressings and plain tile roof with 2 rendered gable stacks. EXTERIOR: plinth, modillion eaves, keystone lintels. Moulded string course to east gable. 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays. North front has a pedimented wooden doorcase with a part-glazed panelled door and overlight, flanked by single glazing bar sashes. Above the door, a smaller sash with a shield above it with the arms of Buckingham. To the left, a larger sash. To right, a canted wooden oriel window on a stone bracket, with a dentilled cornice. Above again, to the left, a hipped dormer with a 2-light casement. East gable has a shield above, inscribed with a cross. INTERIOR has a central entrance hall with open well stair with winders, turned newel, ramped and scrolled handrail, and 2 stick balusters per tread. Main ground floor rooms have moulded cornices, later C19 wooden fireplaces, and 6-panel doors. Corresponding first floor rooms have similar cornices and doors. The right room has a semicircular shell niche with moulded round arch and shaped shelf, and a mid C19 marble fireplace. C19 single purlin roof with collars. Stone lined cellar has early C19 wine bins and reused timber joists. (Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 36-39; Report and overall assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9788071730


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Books and journals
Hewlings, R, Secular properties in Lincoln Minster Close, (1987)
Jones, , Major, , Varley, , The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln (2nd fascicule), (1987), 36-39


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: 23 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/11962/03
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