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1 and 2, Church Street, Grantham

Description: 1 and 2, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 192937

OS Grid Reference: SK9151236208
OS Grid Coordinates: 491512, 336208
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9155, -0.6405

Location: 43 Castle Gate, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6RR

Locality: Grantham
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG31 6RR

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Listing Text

Nos. 1 and 2
SK 9136 SE 10/31 8.5.50

Two houses, (one building) adjoining "Old School' on east. C16 with middle
C18 front; 2-storey with attics, stone slate roof, rusticated quoins,
moulded stone band between storeys; moulded cornice with pediment 7
windows with moulded architraves and keystones; hung sashes with glazing
bars central doorway with moulded architraves, panelled pilasters, scroll
brackets, cornice and pediment; window adjoining on west converted into
second doorway. Interior of No. 2 has ground floor room lined with early
C17 panelling. 1st floor room has early C17 wall painting, masonic and
architectural grisaille, (superimposed on a late C16 design, now quite
obliterated). Fireplace decoration only remains of completely painted
room. Wide fireplace also once painted brick but now partly filled in and
colour washed. The easterly of the two 1st floor rooms also has moulded
stone jamb of early fireplace (now covered with plaster) which has been
filled into accommodate modern firegrate. Interior of No. 1 has panelled
rooms of late C17 and early C18 on south side and middle C18 rooms on
north side. Ground floor north room contains good middle C18 fireplace
from a house of the period in Boston. 1st floor room has original
fireplace of circa 1760. Photograph in N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SK9151236208

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Source: English Heritage

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