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The Malt Kiln, Including Former Maltster's Cottage, East Ferry

Description: The Malt Kiln, Including Former Maltster's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165206

OS Grid Reference: SE8153900258
OS Grid Coordinates: 481539, 400258
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4927, -0.7724

Location: 2 North Street, Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire DN9 1RT

Locality: East Ferry
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN9 1RT

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Listing Text

(east side)

21/142 The Malt Kiln, including
former Maltster's cottage

- II

Maltings and cottage, now 2 dwellings. 1780 for Cornelius Sandars with
riverfront addition of c1840. Renovations and conversion to dwellings 1976-
80. Yellow-orange brick to C18 section; red brick to C19 section. Pantile
roofs. U-shaped on plan: original L-shaped range has rectangular malting
shed of 10 internal bays, west gable end to street, with 2-room, central
lobby-entry maltster's cottage adjoining street front, and malting kiln in
angle; later 3-bay river front at right angles to east. 2 storeys with
basement. North side: 5-bay C18 section with single-bay addition to left,
and pilaster buttress between builds. 4 small segmental-arched basement
hatches, 2 with iron bars. Flight of iron steps up to central ground-floor
entrance with two-fold board door beneath timber lintel, flanked by pairs of
C20 2-light casements in original openings beneath segmental arches. C20
stuccoed panel at first-floor level to right with faded painted company
name. First floor: central 2-fold board door beneath timber lintel and
weatherboarded gable with projecting crane hoist; pairs of C20 2-light
windows in original openings beneath soldier arches. Dentilled brick eaves
cornice. Stone-coped gable to right. Roof hipped to left. Left return
forms east river front with 3 first-floor windows. Blocked segmental-headed
basement openings, steps up to timber loading platform in front of central
segmental-arched entrance with C20 glazed door, flanked by single 6-pane
centrally-pivoted casements; circular tie-bar ends and large X tie-bar end
at first-floor level, 3 similar first-floor windows. Painted company name
to right:


Dentilled brick eaves cornice. Roof hipped to right. Left gable end has
single similar windows to each floor. West street front: twin gabled ranges
of maltings to left and adjoining lower 2-storey Maltster's cottage to
right. To left: central segmental-arched basement hatch flanked by C19
inserted louvred hatches; ground-floor board door to right beneath segmental
arch, with 2-light segmental-headed casement to left; faded painted company
name at first-floor level, pair of similar first-floor windows, single small
attic window. Cottage section to right has single 4-pane sash in flush
wooden architrave beneath segmental arch. Twin gables with parapet to
central valley, stone-coped with shaped kneeler to right. South front:
cottage has 2 first-floor windows, glazed 4-panel door beneath segmental
arch, flanked by 4-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves with sills
beneath segmental stretcher arches, similar first-floor sashes beneath flat
arches, dentilled brick eaves cornice, central axial stack, stone-coped
gables. Adjoining kiln section, lowered to single storey in C20, has
original central heavy board door with sliding ventilation hatches, flanked
by single original wooden ventilators, beneath C20 glazed roof. 2-window
section of main range to right has ground-floor board door beneath
segmental arch, and windows similar to north side. Interior. Main range
has heavy beams, with central wooden piers to basement and ground floor;
steeping tank to basement beneath C19 section, plaster ground floor (former
malting floor), tiled first floor (former dressing floor); king-post roof
with raking struts and tenoned-and-keyed staggered butt purlins. Kiln has
round-headed arch to oven with C19 cast-iron doors by Kings of Nailsworth,
Gloucestershire, flanked by ventilation chambers; re-set roasting floor
above with glazed perforated tiles by Stanley Brothers of Nuneaton, and
original iron framework for former roasting floor above. Cornelius Sandars,
the father of the local benefactor Frances Sandars, founded here the company
which later became Sandars and Paul, Maltsters. Malting ceased here c1926.
A prominent riverside building with original features sympathetically
incorporated in the present dwellings. One of few maltings surviving from
this period in the Lincolnshire-Humberside region.

Listing NGR: SE8153900258

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Source: English Heritage

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