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Priory House, Long Bennington

Description: Priory House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 193943

OS Grid Reference: SK8423444026
OS Grid Coordinates: 484234, 344026
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9870, -0.7467

Location: 82-88 Church Street, Long Bennington NG23 5ES

Locality: Long Bennington
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 5ES

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Listing Text


4/54 Priory House


Small country house, c.1730, 1798, C19, C20. Blue lias, red brick, brown brick,
some rendering and some C20 ashlar patching. Low hipped slate roof. 2 1/2 storey,
3 bay front with central doorway with plain rectangular overlight and 6 panelled
door flanked by narrow rectangular lights. On each side of doorway is a large
semi-circular bay containing 3 long glazing bar sashes. Attached to west bay
is a rainwater head inscribed "1798". 3 first floor windows with glazing bar
sashes, the 2 flanking windows set in rectangular recesses with splayed brick
lintels reaching across the breadth of each recess. Above are 3 small glazing
bar sashes and C20 brown brick parapet. The return walls have narrow, C20
red brick bathroom blocks and conservatories. The rear range of the house is
c.1730 to which the later front has been added. Internally there is one
c.1730 room with niches and fluted pilasters. The plain, elegant staircase is
of 1798.

Listing NGR: SK8423444026

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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