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Description: Somersby House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 195997
OS Grid Reference: TF3428672597
OS Grid Coordinates: 534286, 372597
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2334, 0.0105
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SOMERSBY CHURCH LANE
TF 37 SW (south side)
2/71 Somersby House (formerly
25.10.51 listed as Somersby Rectory)
G.V. II *
Rectory, now house. Mid C18 with later C18 and C19 additions,
c.1975 alterations. Colourwashed red brick. Pantile roof. 2
red brick gable stacks. Brick coped gables. First floor band.
Double ridge roof. 2 storeys plus cellar, 5 bays. Single
segmental arched cellar opening to the left. Doorway with 6
fielded panel door and traceried fanlight flanked by single
slender Doric pilasters with entablature and open pediment. C19
gabled hood with orb finial. To the left are 4 cambered arched
glazing bar sashes. To the right a single small gabled hood with
bell under. Above are 3 similar sashes under flat heads, that on
the right flanked by single small C20 sashes. Attached to the
right is a similar C19 single storey plus attic, 2 bay wing, half
hipped to the right. First floor band. 2 C20 casements. Attic
has a single half dormer with hipped pantile roof and single
tripartite casement. Attached to the left is a similar wing with
single red brick ridge stack. 2 C20 tripartite casements with 2
similar half dormers above. Rear. The left single bay is
single storey plus attic, the single bay to the right is late
C18, of 2 storeys with coped gables, left gable stack and dentil
eaves, further right are 2 mid C18 bays being lower 2 storeys,
slightly set back with coped right gable with red brick stack,
moulded eaves and first floor bands. On the far right are 3 C20
single storey plus attic bays replacing the demolished wing
designed by George Tennyson. Having from left to right a single
segmental arched glazing bar Yorkshire sash, a 2 storey canted
bay being C20 to the ground floor and C19 to the first floor with
3 glazing bar sashes, 2 large segmental arched glazing bar sashes
and in the C20 wing 2 giant order pointed arched panels which
break the roof line and are gabled over having 3 glazing bar
sashes with concrete lintels. Above in the attic is a single
half dormer with 2 glazing bar sashes, to the right, in the
canted bay, are 3 glazing bar sashes, further right are 2 glazing
bar sashes with ornate wrought iron balcony to that on the right.
In the C20 bays are 2 pointed arched glazing bar sashes with
intersecting tracery. Interior. Re-set single flight staircase
with turned balusters, tapering fluted newel and carved tread
ends. Balusters also to landing.
Listing NGR: TF3428672597
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Source: English Heritage
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