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Estate Office with Attached Walls and Buildings, Aswarby and Swarby

Description: Estate Office with Attached Walls and Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 192647

OS Grid Reference: TF0694439967
OS Grid Coordinates: 506944, 339967
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9464, -0.4098

Location: Aswarby, Lincolnshire NG34 8SB

Locality: Aswarby and Swarby
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 8SB

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Listing Text

(south side),

7/12 Estate Office with
attached walls and


House, 1852, some C20 alterations. Probably by H.E. Kendall, for the
Whichcote family of Aswarby Park. Coursed and random limestone rubble,
ashlar quoins and dressings, Collyweston slate roofs having raised stone
coped gables, hollow chamfered kneelers and 3 pairs and a bank of 5 square
wall stacks with moulded cornices. 2 storey irregular 4 bay garden front
with plinth and lion mask cast iron gutter the right hand 2 bays are
gabled. Central half glazed door in chamfered 4 centred arched surround
with recessed head having 2 chamfered orders supported on moulded corbels.
Immediately to right is a small fixed vertical light. Beyond to the right
are 2 two light cavetto moulded cross mullioned windows. To left is a
single matching 3 light window. To first floor a central single top hung
sash window with to the right a 3 light mullioned window. All windows have
hollow chamfered stepped surrounds and casements. To left side is a single
3 light canted mullioned bay window with hipped ashlar roof. To right side
a gabled and slightly advanced central bay contains a 4 light cavetto
mullioned window to ground floor and a 3 light mullioned window to the
first floor. Interior retains a dog leg staircase with moulded baulsters
and a single plain slate fireplace surround with moulded corbels. To right
rear is an ashlar coped wall containing a chamfered Tudor arched doorway
and a chamfered segmental vehicle arch above which is a datestone of 1852
and the Whichcote cypher. Beyond is a 2 storey trap house having a plinth,
single moulded ashlar wall stack, raised stone coped gables and Collyweston
slate roof. To ground floor are a pair of planked doors beneath a timber
lintel and to the first floor a single 2 light mullioned window. To right
is a single storey stable range containing a chamfered segmental archway
with planked double doors and a Tudor arched doorway. To rear (street)
front are a low 3 light mullioned window and a further 2 light window. To
right is a low limestone rubble wall containing a gateway with square
ashlar piers having stepped pyramidal copings. To left of trap house a tall
brick wall in English garden wall bond of 3 with round brick copings
terminates in a square brick pier with pyramidal copings.

Listing NGR: TF0694439967

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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