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Paradise Cottage West and Paradise Cottage East, Caistor

Description: Paradise Cottage West and Paradise Cottage East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 196593

OS Grid Reference: TA1171301295
OS Grid Coordinates: 511713, 401295
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4965, -0.3174

Location: Church Street, Caistor, Lincolnshire LN7 6UQ

Locality: Caistor
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN7 6UQ

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Listing Text


9/42 Paradise Cottage
West and
Paradise Cottage
21-10-76 East (Formerly
listed as No's 1, 2 and 3
Paradise Row)


Row of 2 houses, early C19, coursed ironstone rubble, red brick
(English Garden Wall Bond of 3) pantiled roof, stone coped gables
and kneelers with 2 ridge stacks, brick front has been toothed
into ironstone gable at the left hand end. 3 storey, 6 bays on
ground floor, 4 bays on first floor front, brick dentillated
eaves course. On the ground floor is a central glazed C20 door
with 3 pane overlight. Flanked by a pair of glazing bar sashes
and a glazed door and the door on the right is covered by a C20
glazed porch. First floor has 4 glazing bar sashes, second floor
has 4 smaller glazing bar sashes. All openings have brick
segmental heads. Interior has 2 Cl9 cast iron ranges in plain
surrounds with bracketed mantels and upstairs 2 bath grates.
Lime ash floors. External stone walls at rear and gables are
three feet thick with very large quoins and some chalk patching
at a high level. There is a local tradition that the building
was originally a tithe barn, but this seems improbable in view
of its narrowness, height and absence of large side opening at

Listing NGR: TA1171301295

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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