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Ordnance survey map of 3 AND 3A, POTTERGATE
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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 98000 71732



SK9771NE POTTERGATE 1941-1/9/308 (East side) 08/10/53 Nos.3 AND 3A


House, now 2 houses. C17, incorporating medieval walling, remodelled early C18, with late C18 and C19 alterations. Coursed rubble and brick, with plain tile roofs and 2 gable and single ridge stacks. First floor band, wooden eaves cornice, brick and stone coped gables. 2 storeys plus attics, 6 bays. L-plan. South front has a near central half-glazed door, C19, with moulded surround, flanked on either side by 2 glazing bar sashes with segmental heads. To right, a half-glazed door with overlight, C19. Above, 2 glazing bar sashes, C19, with iron Gothic balconies. To their right, 4 smaller glazing bar sashes. Above again, 3 gabled dormers with 2-light casements. West front has a central square bay window, 2 storeys, with cornice, with a tripartite glazing bar sash on each floor. Above to the left, a casement, C19. INTERIOR has a room with full height fielded panelling, enriched cornice, and fireplace with fluted Ionic piers and panelled overmantel. Dogleg stair with shaped string, ramped and scrolled handrail, and 3 vase and stem balusters per tread. George Boole, mathematician, lived here in the early 1840s. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 491; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1984-: 96-101; Report and overall assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9800071732


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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 (1st fascicule), (1984), 96-101
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 491


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: 15 Dec 2005
Reference: IOE01/14395/08
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