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Canwick House, Canwick

Description: Canwick House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 July 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 192791

OS Grid Reference: SK9869869695
OS Grid Coordinates: 498698, 369695
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2152, -0.5234

Location: Montagu Road, Canwick, Lincolnshire LN4 2RG

Locality: Canwick
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN4 2RG

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Listing Text

SK 9870-9970 (south side)

Canwick House


Former rectory, now retirement home. 1889 designed by William Watkins in the
Queen Anne Revival style. Red brick with ashlar and terracotta dressings.
Plain tile hipped roofs with decorative ridge tiles and finials. 5 moulded
brick stacks. 2 storey plus attics. South, garden front, 7 irregular bays,
slightly projecting centre has 3 sashes with cut brick scroll jambs and
ornate open pedimented hoods, to the left a canted brick bay window with
curving coped parapet and 3 sashes with moulded stone surrounds and ornate
open pediments, beyond a glazed doorway with 4 stone steps. To the left a
projecting square bay window with 2 sashes and above 2 sashes with decorative
terracotta panels between and plain pilasters, topped by a hipped roof. To
the left 2 sashes with moulded ashlar surrounds, the left window has linking
surround to upper sash, with decorative terracotta panel between and topped
by an open pediment. This section topped by a large and a small Dutch
gable. Beyond a sash with moulded ashlar surround and ornate pediment. All
these windows have divided upper, and segment headed lower sashes. Beyond to
the left 2 glazing bar sashes, with another similar sash above, topped by a
Dutch gable. Attached to the south-east a conservatory with original glazing
and C20 roof. Each end has a tall external stack which rises through an
upper dormer window with casements and decorative plaster side panels.
North-east corner has 2 storey bay with 3 stone cross casements to each floor
and decorative terracotta panels between. North, entrance front has off-
centre doorway with 3 stone steps and a 4-centred arched doorway with part
glazed door and divided overlight topped by a pediment. To the right a plain
sash with semicircular overlight with keystone, above 2 plain sashes with cut
brick surrounds and ornate hoods, to the right a small circular window. Above
a plain sash in cut brick surround with keystone and open pediment topped by
a Dutch gable. To the right a 2 light corner dormer. To the left a large
round headed stair window also topped by a Dutch gable. Beyond to the right
a door and 2 windows, with above a single glazing bar sash to each floor with
linking cut brick surround and decorative terracotta panel between, and above
a pedimented Dutch gable.

Listing NGR: SK9869869695

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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