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Agent's House, Denton

Description: Agent's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 193314

OS Grid Reference: SK8700232284
OS Grid Coordinates: 487002, 332284
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8810, -0.7086

Location: 148 Main Street, Denton, Lincolnshire NG32 1JW

Locality: Denton
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 1JW

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Listing Text

SK 8632-8732
(east side)
10/73 Agent's House
(Formerly listed as
9.2.52 Ivy House)
G.V. 11*
House. Early C17 with alterations of C19 and c.1937. Coursed
ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings, plain tiled roof with
stone coped gables, 2 gable ashlar stacks and large external wall
stack to roadside elevation. T-plan, parallel range. 2 storey
with attics. Elevation to Main Street of 3 irregular bays, the
bay to right with parapet and that to left, set back, are
additions to the main house. To ground floor a 4 light ovolo
moulded mullion window with cornice and above a similar window
with to left a small 3 light window with wooden diamond mullions.
The later extensions have to the right, a 2 light stone mullioned
window to first floor and to left a 3 light mullioned window to
ground floor and a pair of single lights to first floor. All
windows have leaded lights. The right hand side front has 6
light ovolo moulded mullioned parlour window with king mullion
and cornice. To first floor a 4 light cavetto mullioned window
with hood mould, garret has a 3 light ovolo moulded mullioned
window with cornice. The rear range was altered C19 in matching
style. Interior. Retains original external doorway, 4 centred
arched head with wave moulded stone surround. Parlour has
moulded stone fireplace surround set in early C17 full height
panelling with Doric fluted pilasters and diamond medallion
bases, reeded frieze with fluted brackets and cornice. The
overmantle has 2 panels containing guilloche moulded pilasters
and highly ornate arches. The girder has chip carved chamfers
with designs similar to oak chest panels. The dining room has
full height painted C17 panelling, deeply chamfered beams and
rectangular stone fireplace surround. On first floor over the
parlour the girder is deeply chamfered with diagonal reed
moulding, in the centre a chip carved rosette and elaborate
stepped shield shaped stops.

Listing NGR: SK8700232284

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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