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Description: College Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 164406
OS Grid Reference: TA2138406694
OS Grid Coordinates: 521384, 406694
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5429, -0.1696
TA 20 NW LACEBY COOPER LANE
2/40 College Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
10.7.75 41 High Street)
Farmhouse, now house. Probable C16 origins, encased in late C17, with C18
and C19 alterations and additions to rear. Renovations of 1980. Timber
frame, underbuilt and encased in brick (in English bond to earlier section).
Pantile roof. L-shaped on plan: 2-room central entrance hall front with 2-
room wing to rear left. 2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Round-headed
entrance with keyed architrave and 6-fielded-panel door and blind fanlight
in fielded-panel arched reveal. 16-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves.
2-course brick first floor band. Similar first floor sashes with smaller
central 16-pane sash. All sashes are C20 replacements. Traces of earlier
blocked openings to both floors. Corbelled brick eaves cornice. Brick
coped and tumbled gables. End stacks. 16-pane sliding sashes to left
return. Interior. Exposed timber framing includes central tie beams to
both floors, post with braces to first floor left, partitions with brick and
plaster infill to stairhall. Late C17 - early C18 features include: open
well staircase with closed string, bulb-on-vase balusters, plain newel with
ornate scrolled bracket; segmental-arched brick fireplaces to ground floor,
wooden bolection chimneypieces with moulded cornice mantlepieces to first
floor front rooms; 2-fielded-panel doors and cupboard doors with L-hinges;
2-light wooden mullioned window with leaded panes re-set in rear passage.
Ground floor right has early C19 beaded-panel doors, window shutters and
plaster cornice. In 1714 Philip and Sarah Stanford left the property in
trust to support a school, hence the various earlier names, College, School
or Paupers Farm.
Listing NGR: TA2138406694
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Source: English Heritage
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