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The Jungle, Eagle and Swinethorpe

Description: The Jungle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 192135

OS Grid Reference: SK8835268597
OS Grid Coordinates: 488352, 368597
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2071, -0.6786

Location: Eagle, Lincolnshire LN6 9DT

Locality: Eagle and Swinethorpe
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN6 9DT

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Listing Text


7.9.77 The Jungle
(formerly listed as
Folly at The Jungle)


Farmhouse, with folly facade. c1820. Built for Samuel Russell Collett. Facade to
farmhouse in the form of a sham castle built of overburnt bricks run together into
vitreous masses. 2 storey, with slate hiped roof. Square turret at one end, half
round one at other end, and 3 window bays between with central single storey
semi-circular porch. The window and door frames are made of oak branches forming
rough gothic ogee arches with twin lights with crazy Y-bars and leaded panes. The
branches forming the frames of the doorway and window above almost rejoin at the sill
forming an oval shape. The south turret has arrow-slits. The north turret has
pointed arch windows with sashes complete with glazing bars. The contemporary brick
built farmhouse behind has some similar windows and a new tile roof.

Listing NGR: SK8835268597

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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