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Description: Plummers Hotel
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192006
OS Grid Reference: TF3966142310
OS Grid Coordinates: 539661, 342310
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9600, 0.0778
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TF 34 SE FREISTON SHORE ROAD
12/88 Plummers Hotel
Former house, now hotel. Early C18, raised and extended late
C18, with early C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick, partly
colourwashed, pantile roofs. Brick stacks. T-plan. 3 storey, 5
bay front, arranged 2:1:2, with first and second floor bands and
added brick parapet. Central 6 panel door with overlight,
panelled reveals, narrow lead hood supported on slender pillars,
with roundels, flanked by pairs of C20 glazing bar windows with
top casements. To first floor 5 similar windows. Above, 5 small
glazing bar sashes. All windows have segmental brick heads.
To the right a single bay separated by a building line, contains
single blank openings to each floor. To the rear a later C18 2
storey brick range for coaches and stabling having 3 double
planked doors with segmental arches and fluted keybiocks, and 2
narrower single similar doors, flanked by single C20 lights under
segmental heads. One later wider opening under timber lintel.
To first floor at each end a single glazing bar sash under
segmental head. Interior retains dogleg stair with turned
balusters and moulded handrail. Early C19 architraves fluted
with roundels. First floor room, reset full height panelling,
small fretted frieze. Frieston Shore was developed as a bathing
resort in the late C18 and was still popular C19, but being
bypassed by the railway it declined. The marsh outside the sea
bank has recently been reclaimed. Source: Thompson. History of
Boston and Neil R. Wright.
Listing NGR: TF3966142310
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Source: English Heritage
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