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Wyberton Park, Wyberton

Description: Wyberton Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 192045

OS Grid Reference: TF3283040730
OS Grid Coordinates: 532830, 340730
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9475, -0.0245

Location: Church Lane, Wyberton, Lincolnshire PE21 7AF

Locality: Wyberton
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE21 7AF

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Listing Text

(south side)

11/129 Wyberton Park

4.2.59 II*

Incorrectly shown as Rectory on OS map. Former rectory, now
house. 1689, largely rebuilt 1761 by Dr. John Shaw. Possibly by
William Sands Junior of Spalding. Red brick in Flemish bond,
ashlar dressings, and quoins. 2 wall stacks. Pantile roofs. T-
plan. 2 storey, 7 bay front with ashlar first floor band,
dentillated cornice, stone coped parapet, swept up at the centre,
with central and corner urn finials. Central 8 panel door in
panelled reveals, with ashlar doorcase, having egg and dart eared
surround, and raised fluted keyblock with acanthus leaf.
Pedimented Doric doorcase, the columns with roses in the necking
and foliage sprays in the frieze, and escutcheon with garlands
and arrows in the pediment. Flanked by 3 glazing bar sashes. To
first floor are 7 smaller similar windows. All windows have
moulded ashlar architraves. The central first floor window has
fluted keyblock and side brackets. The corner stones are
inscribed "T Burton Shaw 1761" and "Edward Shaw", the sons of the
builder. To the rear a long earlier service wingwith fluted
keyblocks to the openings and a large semi-circular headed stair
window. To right side of rear range a 6 panelled C18 door in
eared wooden surround, narrow leaded hood supported on curved
brackets with a ribboned pulvinated frieze. Interior. Stair has
carved open string and to each step 3 slender knopped balusters,
a flute, a twist and a column, fluted neweis. Plaster panels to
walls of stair and eared door surrounds. Cornices and panelled
doors. Roccoco plaster ceiling to library.

Listing NGR: TF3283040730

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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