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Statutory Address:

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

Lincoln (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 97692 71831



SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/256 (West side) 08/10/53 No.20


House, now 4 flats. Mid C18, refronted early C19. Brick with stone and stucco dressings, and plain tile roof with cruciform ridge stack and single gable stack. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, eaves cornice, coped parapet, single coped gable. Single bay to right has a first floor band. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 bays. Symmetrical front, 3 bays, has a wooden doorcase with pilasters and cornice, 6-panel door and fanlight, and above it, a glazing bar sash with pilaster surround. On either side, a bow window, 2 storeys, with 3 glazing bar sashes on each floor. Single bay, to right, has a central glazing bar sash on each floor, and a segment headed close boarded door to right. Above again, 3 segment headed dormers with 2-light casements. INTERIOR: has a central 5-flight dogleg stair with cut string, turned newels, ramped and scrolled handrail and 3 vase and stem balusters per tread. Fielded panelled dado. Early C19 service stair with winders and stick balusters. Winder stair to attic. Doors have mainly 6 fielded panels. Several C18 2-panel cupboard doors. Right ground floor room has early C19 marble fireplace with pilasters and paterae, and moulded cornice. Corresponding first floor room has similar cornice and fireplace. Single purlin roof with collars. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 495; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 103; Report and overall assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9769271831


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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)
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 495


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: 21 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/11962/14
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