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The Crescent, Carrington

Description: The Crescent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 196222

OS Grid Reference: TF3084458019
OS Grid Coordinates: 530844, 358019
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1033, -0.0470

Location: B1183, Carrington, Lincolnshire PE22 7JU

Locality: Carrington
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE22 7JU

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Listing Text

New Bolingbroke
(east side)

4/9 The Crescent


Curved crescent of shops and houses, now 6 houses. 1823. For
John Parkinson, C20 alterations. Red brick. Hipped slate roofs,
pantiles to the left 2 bays. Single lateral red brick stacks to
the central block and the outer 6 bay wings. Two and a half
storeys, 6 bay centre flanked by 2 storey, 6 bay wings slightly
set back. Further single storey, 2 bay wing to the far right and
2 storey 2 bay wing to the far left. Central 6 bays with
overhanging eaves and first and second floor raised brick and
dentil bands. The 2 storey wing to the right with moulded eaves
and raised brick and dentil first floor band. Central wing has
2 large shop windows flanked by moulded pilaster strips with
single brackets and entablature over. Each window with 9 panes,
the brick work under being bowed. Either side are single
doorways with panelled doors and overlights flanked by single
moulded pilaster strips with brackets and entablature over.
Further left and right are single glazing bar sashes. Above are
6 similar sashes with 6 similar smaller sashes on the top floor,
all with cambered arched flush wedge painted brick lintels. The
right wing has from left to right a single similar glazing bar
sash with cambered arched flush wedge brick lintel, a doorway
with panelled door, overlight and similar surround, a similar C20
shop window, a single sash, a doorway with glazed door and
similar surround and a single glazing bar sash with similar
lintel. Above are 6 similar sashes and lintels. The 2 bays on
the far right have a stepped parapet with similar band. Single
similar sash and lintel with, to the right, a blocked doorway
with similar lintel. The left 2 storey wing has from right to
left an enlarged doorway with glazed door and similar surround, 2
garage doorways with similar surrounds, a single glazing bar sash
with flush wedge brick lintel, a doorway with panelled door,
overlight and similar surround, a single glazing bar sash with
flush wedge lintel. Above are 6 similar glazing bar sashes with
flush wedge brick lintels. The projecting 2 bay wing on the far
left, being curved to the single right bay, has 2 C20 cross
casements on each floor. The ground floor left being in former
doorway with plaque over inscribed 'P 1823'. The crescent was
built to house the workers who were employed by John Parkinson in
his factory for weaving crepes and bombazines. Parkinson is said
to have obtained permission soon after 1816 to lease from the
Crown a tract of fenland situated between Revesby and Boston.

Listing NGR: TF3084458019

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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