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The Lafford Restaurant, Sleaford

Description: The Lafford Restaurant

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191900

OS Grid Reference: TF0675845927
OS Grid Coordinates: 506758, 345927
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0000, -0.4106

Locality: Sleaford
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 7BH

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Listing Text


TF 06 45 1/14A NORTHGATE

II GV No 21 (The Lafford

Lodge now restaurant. c1850 by Charles Kirk of Sleaford, in the French Gothic style.
Ashlar with sandstone bands. Steeply pitched hipped slate roof with lead dressings,
wrought iron finials and ridge pieces, with ashlar ridge stacks. 2 storey plus attics.
3 bay front, the centre bay advanced, with plinth, moulded first floor band and
elaborately bracketed cornice. To the left, a rusticated archway with keystone. In
the centre a pair of glazing bar casements with carved heads in moulded stone surround
with small top lights. To right is a tall single light transom. To the first floor
is a central, 3 light mullion and transom window flanked by single tall transom
lights. Attached to the rear of the building is a single storey square block with
pyramidal roof and open ventilator panels beneath eaves level.

Listing NGR: TF0675245927

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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