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Warden's House, Epworth

Description: Warden's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165141

OS Grid Reference: SE7809403844
OS Grid Coordinates: 478094, 403844
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5255, -0.8234

Location: Burnham Road, Epworth, North Lincolnshire DN9 1EP

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

20/80 No 39 (Warden's House)


House for Warden of Wesley Memorial Church (qv). 1888-9 by Charles Bell.
Rock-faced ashlar to front and sides, yellow brick to rear; ashlar dressings
throughout. Welsh slate roof. T-shaped on plan. 2 storeys. North front
has entrance in single-bay range to left, with projecting single-bay gabled
wing to right. Chamfered plinth, quoins. Chamfered rounded-trefoil doorway
beneath pointed hoodmould with carved stops. Board door with ornate wrought
ironwork. Small single-light sash in quoined surround above. Wing to right
has 3-light ground-floor window and 2-light first-floor window with
chamfered mullions and reveals, quoined surrounds, segmental relieving
arches and sashes with 4 small panes over 2 larger panes. Coped gables with
shaped kneelers and trefoil finials. Axial stack with offset and ashlar
shaft. Part of an unusually ornate group of Methodist buildings, erected in
commemoration of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley (1703-91), and the
Wesley family of Epworth. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SE7809403844

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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