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Description: Eresby House
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 196179
OS Grid Reference: TF3954265179
OS Grid Coordinates: 539542, 365179
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1654, 0.0859
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SPILSBY MAIN ROAD
TF 36 NE
2/64 Eresby House
Originally a house, then converted to stables, now 2 houses.
Early C17, altered to stables C18, reconverted to house late C19
with C20 alterations. Red brick, slate and pantile roofs, 3 C19
ridge stacks. H-plan. 2 storey with garrets, first floor band,
gable bands, one C19 bargeboard, one dogtoothed eaves course. In
the projecting gable ends are semi-circular headed recessed
panels with chamfered brick surrounds. In the right hand one a
C19 blocked arch to ground floor and a C18 oval pitching eye with
brick segmental hood mould of a blocked window above. The centre
bays have been refenestrated C20, but contain a C18 flat splayed
brick carriage arch. The left hand projecting bay has a 3 light
C19 casement to ground floor and a 2 light similar window to
first floor. Late C19 left hand side front of 4 bays with
plinth, moulded terracotta band and eaves course, and ashlar
lintels. Off-centre C20 door in projecting brick surround with
coped lead roof, with to left a single and to right a pair of C19
2 light casements. To first floor 4 similar windows. The right
hand side front, with dogtooth eaves, rebuilt above C18, has 2
C19 segmental arched doorways with double planked doors, with to
right a single similar doorway. Above 2 oval pitching eyes, set
in C18 raised brick surrounds. The rear has C20 door and windows
with evidence of earlier blocked openings. Eresby Hall was
destroyed by fire in 1769. The manor of Eresby was held by the
Willoughby family, also of Grimsthorpe Castle in the south of
Listing NGR: TF3954265179
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Source: English Heritage
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