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Barn Hill House, Stamford

Description: Barn Hill House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 193470

OS Grid Reference: TF0275707203
OS Grid Coordinates: 502757, 307203
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6528, -0.4824

Location: Barn Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2AE

Locality: Stamford
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 2AE

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There is also a scheduled monument, Area of medieval town by Barnhill House, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Barn Hill House
TF 0207 1/29 22.5.54.
Mediaeval origins, rebuilt in late C17, with a front added in the classic manner
in the early-mid C19. (Rain water head dated 1834). Ashlar, with rusticated
quoins, moulded plinth and cornice with modillions and a band below it. 2 storeys
and attic storey. 5 windows in stone architraves with multiple keystone. 2
windows on ground floor in stone surrounds with keystone and with consoles and
balustrades below cill level. The attic storey consists of a windowed pseudo
parapet with ornamental panels at either end with swags and rams' head ornament,
and a smaller cornice above. 2 stone stacks. A classic projecting porch in Roman
Doric of circa 1843 with 4 fluted columns and entablature. Rusticated round-headed
frame with mask on keystone to central entrance door. Small niche on each side.
Interior:- has good panelled rooms, some with bolection mouldings, and some earlier.
Bolection moulded fireplaces with original tiles in several rooms. Staircase
is C19 and undistinguished. Terrace of 3 steps to front door. Barn in Scotsgate
is included within the curtilage of this property. It is a minor C18 building,
2 storeys in coursed rubble with stone slate roof.

Nos 2 to 6 (consec), Barn Hill House, Wall & Gatepiers with Gazebo in garden
of BarnHill House form a group.

Listing NGR: TF0275707203

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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