If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: 64, High Street
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165076
OS Grid Reference: SE7845406830
OS Grid Coordinates: 478454, 406830
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5522, -0.8173
SE 7806-7906 BELTON HIGH STREET
18/20 No 64
Farmhouse. 1741, with renovations of 1986-7. Brick. Pantile roof. 2-
room, central entrance-hall plan, with small storage chambers on each floor
behind staircase. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays; symmetrical north front:
C20 half-glazed door in original frame with plain overlight, flanked by
segmental-arched windows with sills. 3-course brick first-floor band with
central course projecting. First floor: side bays have similar windows to
ground-floor, narrower window to centre. All windows with C20 glazing.
Stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables with shaped
kneelers. Three C20 roof lights. Rebuilt end stacks. Original attic
window to right gable end with C20 glazing; inserted attic window to left.
Rear has original central ground-floor window, and C20 inserted windows, all
with C20 glazing. Interior. Notable for survival of original features.
Chamfered spine beams to ground-floor rooms, that to left with tongue stops,
that to right of reused timber framing. Original inglenook fireplace to
left with oak bressumer, arched interior alcove to right, cupboard with
fretwork ventilator grille to left. Ground-floor right room has corner
fireplace and round-headed corner cupboard with fielded panel doors in
architrave. Dogleg staircase with small half-cellar below, has panelled
well with small ventilator to ground-floor rear pantry or bacon-chamber.
First floor contains reused timber framing for beams, round-headed corner
cupboard to right room similar to ground floor; fielded-panel doors to
storage chamber behind staircase. 3-fielded-panel doors throughout; fielded
panel window reveals to south front with window seats. Plaster first floor
and attic floor. 6-bay pegged oak collared rafter roof with staggered butt
purlins, one collar inscribed 1741. Pairs of curved brackets from tie beams
up to wall plates. Right end of attic was a former pigeon loft, with a
series of nesting boxes inside the gable, and a brick wall with tiers of
further boxes beside the stairwell. One of very few unaltered examples of
this distinctive plan form: other, later, examples are 25 Low Street, Haxey
(qv) and 87 High Street, Swinefleet (qv).
Listing NGR: SE7845406830
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.