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Thimleby Almshouses, Irnham

Description: Thimleby Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 194163

OS Grid Reference: TF0256026513
OS Grid Coordinates: 502560, 326513
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8264, -0.4793

Location: 21 Swinstead Road, Irnham, Lincolnshire NG33 4JE

Locality: Irnham
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 4JE

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Listing Text

TF 0226-0326 (west side)


30.10.68 Thimleby Almshouses


Almshouses. 1712 with C20 restoration. Squared limestone rubble
with ashlar quoins and dressings, plain tiled roof, raised stone
coped gables, 2 ridge and 2 gable moulded stone stacks. Single
storey, 13 bay front, the middle 3 bays being gabled. Central
door with, on the lintel "The Gift of John Thimleby Esqr 1712"
inscribed. Flanked by a pair of windows and a door repeated
once. The doorways are simply chamfered and have low pediments.
There are 3 original planked doors remaining. Windows are of 2
lights with chamfered mullions, plain lights and casements. John
Thimleby, buried at Irnham Church in 1712, was the last of his
line at Irnham Hall.

Listing NGR: TF0256026513

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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