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South Cottage, Village Hall and Church View Cottage and Garden Wall, Algarkirk

Description: South Cottage, Village Hall and Church View Cottage and Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192055

OS Grid Reference: TF2911235167
OS Grid Coordinates: 529112, 335167
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8984, -0.0820

Location: Church Lane, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire PE20 2NS

Locality: Algarkirk
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE20 2NS

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/2 South Cottage,
Village Hall and
Church View Cottage
and garden wall
(Formerly listed as

Formerly schoolmasters' houses and school, now 2 cottages and
Village Hall, and garden walls. By Sir G. G. Scott, patron Rev.
B. Beridge, 1856. Squared, coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
quoins and dressings, Westmoreland slate roof with stone coped
gables, moulded kneelers. 2 shaped ridge stacks. E-plan, school
in centre flanked by cottages. Single storey, 9 bay front, with
chamfered plinth, centre bay is an advanced and gabled porch with
spired bellcote. The end 2 bays have one bay advanced and gabled
with upper floors, the others set back with partly external gable
stack. A pair of lancets in porch, which contains single
doorways to each side with Caernarvon arched heads and trefoils
with moulded hoods. Shields over door, one dated 1856. Flanked
by 2 pairs of stepped trefoiled lancets, moulded octagonal shafts
and chamfered over arches. Beyond are 2 light windows with
Caernarvon arched heads, moulded octagonal centre shafts and
chamfered rectangular surrounds. To the upper floors in the end
gables are pairs of similar windows with trilobe heads, pointed
over arches with rosettes in tympana. The recessed end bays have
pent lead roofed porches, with timber bases, arches and lattice
work. To first floor a 2 light window with moulded mullion and
flat head. In front attached to the cottages are low rubble
garden walls with moulded ashlar copings, terminating at each end
in low coped piers.

Listing NGR: TF2911235167

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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