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Description: Croft House
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165169
OS Grid Reference: SK7759598796
OS Grid Coordinates: 477595, 398796
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4802, -0.8322
SK 79 NE HAXEY GRAISELOUND FIELDS ROAD
14/107 Croft House
House. Early C19, with later C19 rear addition. For Thomas Taylor. Yellow
brick front and stacks in Flemish bond, red brick to remainder. Welsh
slate roof. L-shaped on plan: original 2-room, central entrance-hall east
front with wing to rear right and later extensions to rear. 2 storeys,
3 bays: symmetrical. Tuscan porch with slender columns carrying entablature
with moulded cornice, flat hood and blocking course; pilasters flanking
half-glazed panelled door with glazing bars beneath moulded lintel and
overlight with margin lights, in reveal. Unequal 20-pane ground-floor
sashes with sills beneath channelled and keyed wedge lintels. 16-pane
first-floor sashes in similar surrounds. Moulded wooden eaves cornice,
corniced gutter. Hipped roof. Corniced side wall stacks. Rear: earlier
section has full-length 24-pane sash to front range, and part-glazed
panelled door and overlight with margin bars to angle; later addition has
pair of round-headed sashes with glazing bars. Interior. Entrance hall has
ornate moulded plaster cornice, elliptical arch with consoles and archivolt.
Stairhall has moulded plaster cornice and open-well staircase with wreathed
handrail, stick balusters and profiled cheek-pieces. Ornate cornices to
front rooms, and fine inserted Adam-style carved wooden chimney-piece to
ground floor left.
Listing NGR: SK7759598796
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Source: English Heritage
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