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Description: 25, Low Street
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165178
OS Grid Reference: SK7737099733
OS Grid Coordinates: 477370, 399733
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4886, -0.8354
SK 7699-7799 HAXEY LOW STREET
22/114 No 25
House. Mid-late C18 with later minor alterations. Yellow-brown brick in
contrasting Flemish bond, rendered to right return and lower courses of
front. Concrete tile roof. 2-room, central lobby-entry plan with half-
cellar and pantry behind central staircase. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays;
symmetrical. Plinth. Step to 6-fielded-panel door beneath moulded lintel
and 4-pane overlight in architrave and reveal beneath segmental stretcher
arch. Original 12-pane sash in flush wooden architrave to left and C19-C2O
3-light casement to right, beneath similar segmental arches. First floor:
12-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves with sills, that to centre
beneath segmental header arch, those to side bays beneath C20 soldier
arches. Stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables with
worn shaped kneelers. End stacks, that to right rebuilt. C20 attic
casement to left gable end beneath original segmental arch; pair of C20
casements in original openings to right gable end. Interior. Original
features include winding staircase, spine beams and exposed joists, fielded-
panel alcoves with 6-panel doors to ground floor right; plaster upper
floors. One of the very few unaltered examples of this distinctive plan
form: other similar examples, but with more generous open-well staircases,
are 64 High Street, Belton (qv) and 87 High Stret, Swinefleet (qv). W Read,
History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, illustration, p 268.
Listing NGR: SK7737099733
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