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Description: Tower Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 194204
OS Grid Reference: TF0316023430
OS Grid Coordinates: 503160, 323430
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7986, -0.4714
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SWINSTEAD off MAIN ROAD
TF 02 SW (south side)
6/230 Tower Farm House
Farmhouse. Early C19. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
quoins and dressings. Plain tiled roofs, 2 brick wall stacks
with moulded tops. 2 storey, 3 bay front, centre bay recessed,
and gabled flanking bays. Plinth and overhanging eaves on stone
blocks. Central blocked doorway now containing C20 casement
flanked by single paired plain mullioned glazing bar lights. To
first floor central C20 casement is flanked by single 2 light
similar windows. All openings have plain ashlar surrounds and
lintels. To left hand side wall are 2 blank semi-circular headed
arches, and to the left hand rear corner is a 3 storey square
tower with hipped tiled roof having overhanging eaves supported
on stone blocks, plinth, second floor sill band and eaves band.
To ground floor are 2 single narrow plain lights, with first
f i ular fixed light and second floor single plain casement
window, all with plain ashlar surrounds. Designed as farm on
Grimsthorpe Estate for Willoughby de Eresby family.
Listing NGR: TF0316023430
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Source: English Heritage
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