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Pickworth House, Caythorpe

Description: Pickworth House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 193140

OS Grid Reference: SK9381248244
OS Grid Coordinates: 493812, 348244
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0233, -0.6028

Location: 31 High Street, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire NG32 3DR

Locality: Caythorpe
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 3DR

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Listing Text


8/49 Pickworth House (No 33)
192-52 (formerly listed as
Ivy House and Cottage
G.V. II*
House, 1684, with C18 and C19 alterations. Ashlar with stone coped gables,
pantiled roof and two ridge stacks. Balanced H plan front with rear projecting
wing on left side. 2 storeys with garrets, 5 bay front, middle 3 bays
recessed. Central bays have moulded string course above ground floor windows.
The central panelled door has a moulded eared surround with above a square plaque
inscribed with the date 1684 and the initials P over WE. To left is a 3 light
window with mullions of the 'combined' type, i.e. having both ovolo and cavetto
moulding on different faces. Beyond is a single early C18 glazing bar sash
window. To right of the door are 2 three light mullioned windows. On the
first floor are four 3 light mullioned windows, and in the flanking gables are
further single 3 light mullioned windows. All mullioned windows have moulded
surrounds and cornices. Inside is a roll moulded ceiling beam and a fireplace
with oak lintel. The parlour has good C18 raised and fielded panelling surmounted
by a wooden cyma moulded cornice. A fine absidal cupboard with staved deal
hemispherical top is also in this room, though the fireplace has gone.

Source: D. L. Roberts, Vernacular Building in Kesteven.

Listing NGR: SK9381248244

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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