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The Homestead at St John's Hospital, Bracebridge Heath

Description: The Homestead at St John's Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 192776

OS Grid Reference: SK9794967810
OS Grid Coordinates: 497949, 367810
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1984, -0.5352

Location: B1131, Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire LN4 2JR

Locality: Bracebridge Heath
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN4 2JR

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Listing Text

SK 9667-9767 (south side)

The Homestead at
23.1.85 St John's Hospital


Former Director's House, recently used as offices. c1860. In the Italianate
style. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, and slate hipped
roofs. 5 stone stacks. Flush ashlar quoins, chamfered plinth, ground and
first floor cill bands, broad first floor band, and dentilated eaves.
2 storey. West front, 6 bay main block, with slightly projecting central
2 bays topped by a pediment. Round headed doorway and window to the right
flanked by Ionic pilasters. To the right 2 plain sashes and to the left a
single plain sash and an ashlar canted bay window with 3 plain sashes. Above
2 central plain sashes with moulded surrounds, either side 2 plain sashes.
Beyond to left a lower 2 storey service wing, 3 bay with plain sashes. South
front, has a 2 storey stone canted bay window with 3 sashes, to the right a
single plain sash and above 2 sashes. East front has irregular fenestration
with a Venetian staircase window with ashlar surround. Built as part of St
John's Pauper Lunatic Asylum.

Listing NGR: SK9794867807

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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