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Lincoln (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 97994 71741



SK9771NE POTTERGATE 1941-1/9/309 (East side) 08/10/53 No.4


House. C14 and C15, with mid C17 additions, altered c1760 and C19. Dressed stone and coursed rubble, with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs with single gable, ridge and side wall brick stacks. Chamfered eaves. 2 storeys, 3 bays. L-plan. West front has an off-centre moulded doorcase, restored, with four-centred arch and hoodmould. Unusual late C19 door with hexagonal glazed panels. To its right, a blocked segmental carriage arch with hoodmould and mask stops, containing a C15 2-light window with flat head and hoodmould. To the left, 2 glazing bar sashes. Rear has a gabled wing to left with shaped bargeboards and a 3-light casement. Above, a glazing bar sash in an altered opening with wooden lintel. To the right, a canted bay window, late C19, and above, 3 glazing bar sashes. INTERIOR has a first floor room with C17 framed panelling and window seats. CEP Charlesworth, pioneer in the treatment of insanity, lived here 1820-1834. From c1400 till c1726, this building formed a single property with 5 Pottergate, qv. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 491; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1984-: 74-95; Report and overall assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9799471741


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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), 74-95
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: 27 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/12465/29
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