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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 97713 71854



SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/259 (West side) 08/10/53 No.23


House. Early C18, with mid C19 alterations. Brick, with stone and stucco dressings and plain tile roof with 2 gable stacks. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, first floor band, eaves cornice, coped gable and parapet, rendered angle pilaster, tumbled north-east gable. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 bays. Off-centre porch, C19, with cornice. Moulded wooden doorcase with cornice on brackets, and part-glazed panelled door. To right, a flat roofed square bay window with 2 plain sashes. To left, 2 sashes, and above, 4 sashes, all with glazing bars and splayed keystone lintels. Above, 2 segment headed dormers with 2-light casements. INTERIOR has a central dogleg staircase, mid C18, 4 flights, with cut string, turned newels, ramped and scrolled handrail, and 2 vase and stem balusters per tread. Ground floor front room to left has full height panelling, C18, with dado and dentilled cornice. Matching overmantel to replica Classical fireplace, flanked by elliptical arched niches with pilasters. Corresponding room to right has slate fireplace with stone corbels, mid C19. First floor room, to left, has 2 walls with reused framed panelling, C17, and marble fireplace, mid C19, flanked by elliptical arches. Moulded cornice. Several panelled doors, mid C18 and early C19. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 495; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 107; Report and overall assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9771371854


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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), 107
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: IOE01/11962/17
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