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Glen House, Epworth

Description: Glen House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165128

OS Grid Reference: SE7853603826
OS Grid Coordinates: 478536, 403826
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5252, -0.8168

Location: Hollingsworth Lane, Epworth, North Lincolnshire DN9 1ET

Locality: Epworth
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN9 1ET

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Listing Text

(north side)

20/67 No 24 (Glen House)


House. 1779 with minor alterations of 1930s. Brown brick in Flemish bond,
rendered below ground-floor sill level. Pantile roof. L-shaped on plan:
2-room, central entrance-hall front with single-room wing to rear left.
2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Central bay breaks forward. Entrance has
stone step to pedimented doorcase with slim ribbed pilasters carrying
dosserets with moulded cornice and moulded pediment; deep overlight with
geometric glazing over recessed 6-panel door (4 fielded panels over flush
panels). Three-quarters height flat-roofed canted bay windows to either
side have C20 plate-glass sashes to each floor in original wood surrounds
with sills, architraves and moulded cornices. Narrow central first-floor
sash with C20 plate-glass sash in original opening with flush wooden
architrave and sill beneath stucco flat arch. Plain wooden eaves board,
bracketed corniced wooden gutter. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers.
Corniced end stacks. Rainwater head to left gable bears inscription:


Interior. Hall has fine open-well cantilevered staircase with ramped and
wreathed corniced handrail, slender drop-on-vase balusters with square
knops, clustered foot newel and profiled cheek-pieces; moulded cornice and
frieze to upper hall ceiling with plasterwork fan motif; moulded cornice and
ribbed frieze to lower hall ceiling. Ground-floor front rooms have moulded
cornices, ribbed friezes and boxed-in spine beams to ceilings, basket-arched
alcoves flanking chimneys. Moulded skirting, fielded-panel window reveals
and 6-fielded-panel doors (some with H and L hinges) in ovolo-moulded

Listing NGR: SE7853603826

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

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