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Nos 27 and 27a the Red Lion Hotel, Caistor

Description: Nos 27 and 27a the Red Lion Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196624

OS Grid Reference: TA1183201382
OS Grid Coordinates: 511832, 401382
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4973, -0.3156

Location: Plough Hill, Caistor, Lincolnshire LN7 6TU

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/74 27 and 27A The Red
Lion Hotel (formerly
1-11-66 listed as The Red Lion Inn)


Hotel and shop; C17, 1835, with C20 alterations. Rendered
brick, stucco dressings, slate partially hipped roof, 4 brick
ridge stacks. 3 storey, 5 bay front, moulded cornice, lead
downpipe with rainwater hopper. Off centre doorway covered by
porch suported on ΒΌ engaged Tuscan columns supporting a
frieze and entablature. Porch has side lights. To left a
further C20 glazed doorway, to right a modified C19 glazing bar
sash. Beyond a basket carriage arch with plain capitals and a
raised keystone. On the first floor are 5 glazing bar sashes.
On the second floor 5 further similar windows. All sashes have
narrow sills and shallow splayed stucco lintels. On the corner
to High Street is a glazed door to 27B and on the corner itself
is a 4 light late C19 shop window with timber mullions which
follows the curvature of the wall. On the upper floors are 2
similar windows all with shaped stucco keystones. On the High
Street is an irregular single bay of fenestration; on the ground
floor a plain window, on the first floor a small opening light
and on the 2nd floor a blank opening. Further down High Street
is an earlier but attached block, probably C17. This is of 3
irregular bays on the ground floor and 2 above and is of 2
storeys with a steeply pitched pantiled gabled roof with raised
gable and kneeler. A central axial stack, and first floor band
with plain eaves band. .Off centre C19 4 panelled door with to
right 2 glazing bar sashes. On the first floor 2 smaller similar
windows. To rear, on first floor, large late C18 room with some
contemporary fittings presumably former ballroom.

Listing NGR: TA1183201382

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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