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Description: Moortown House
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196533
OS Grid Reference: TF0648999909
OS Grid Coordinates: 506489, 399909
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4851, -0.3966
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TF 09 NE SOUTH KELSEY MOORTOWN
5/53 Moor town House
Small country house; 1816; red brick and stucco, slate hipped
roof with 4 brick stacks. 2 storey 5 bay front with stone faced
plinth, first floor brick band and deeply overhanging eaves.
Central 6 panelled door up 2 steps, with overlight having curved
tracery, flanked by Doric columns supporting full entablature.
To either side two glazing bar sashes under flat stucco heads.
1st floor has 5 glazing bar sashes. The side front is in pale
grey lined stucco and is in 2 curved bays both with a single
glazing bar sash to each floor. The interior has fine reeded
cornices with oak and acorn panels and decorative ceiling
roundels. There is an elliptical arch from hall to stairs which
are curved and swept round with decorative cast iron balusters and
a carved wooden string. The stair is lit by a semi-circular
headed window. The park was landscaped by Sir Joseph Paxton.
Listing NGR: TF0648999909
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Source: English Heritage
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