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Papist Hall, Barrow upon Humber

Description: Papist Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165807

OS Grid Reference: TA0709721223
OS Grid Coordinates: 507097, 421223
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6765, -0.3802

Location: High Street, Barrow-Upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire DN19 7AA

Locality: Barrow upon Humber
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN19 7AA

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Listing Text

(west side)

14/8 Papist Hall
(formerly listed as Row
6.11.67 of 3 cottages W of


House. Late C17 with late C18 - C19 wing to rear and outshut to right,
alterations to openings and conversion to 3 houses. Brick in English bond,
colourwashed. Pantile roof. Artisan Mannerist style. Plan: 3 rooms, with
original central entrance (now blocked) into large central room and small
stairhall to right besides stack. Later backstairs inserted in passage to
rear of central room, and later doors inserted to room on left, central room
and main stairhall to right. 2 storeys with attic, 7 bays, with single
storey and attic, single-bay outshut to right. Rendered plinth. Pilaster
strips to angles. Stone steps to three doors beneath brick flat arches and
raised brick surrounds to upper halves: 6-panel door to left in C19 opening
with blocked original window opening in second bay to left; 6-panel door to
right of centre in C19 opening; 6-fielded-panel door (top 2 panels glazed)
to fifth bay to right in former window opening. Five 16-pane ground floor
sashes in flush wooden architraves and raised brick surrounds with flat
arches beneath 2-course brick bands. Central window occupies original
entrance in similar surround with flat arch, raised band and pilaster
surviving to left. Surrounds to openings linked at the top by 2-course
brick band. Outshut has similar 16-pane ground floor sash under segmental
arch. First floor has 4 similar recessed sashes and 3 smaller blocked
openings to bays 2, 5 and 7 (probably representing original window size) in
similar surrounds; those to bays 2, 5 and 6 have traces of stucco arches and
small weathered moulded keystones. Brick surrounds and pilaster strips
linked by raised eaves band. Steeply-pitched roof. C19 raking dormer with
4-pane sliding sash and boarded cheeks. Raised brick-coped gables with
single-course raking bands and wide end stacks with elaborately moulded
brick cornice bearing shield motifs; adjoining later end stacks and axial
stack. Left return has pilaster strip to right angle, 2-course second floor
brick band and 2 small attic casements with projecting 2-course brick hoods.
Rear right has window with leaded panes. Interior: dog-leg main staircase
with closed string, drop-on-vase balusters, similarly-profiled splat
balusters to attic, and pendant drop to newel; Chinese Chippendale fret
balustrade to back stairs landing; wide central fireplace with timber
bressumer; re-used sections of painted C17 panelling to ground floor left.
An unusual and distinguished early brick building, empty and in decay at
time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: TA0709721223

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Source: English Heritage

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