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The Old Manor House, Scotter

Description: The Old Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 196861

OS Grid Reference: SE8875701066
OS Grid Coordinates: 488757, 401066
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4988, -0.6634

Location: Kirton Road, Scotter, Lincolnshire DN21 3UG

Locality: Scotter
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 3UG

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Listing Text

(North east side)

2/52 The Old Manor Houe
(formerly listed as
Manor House, Kirton Road)
16.12.64 II*

House. Early C18. Brown/red brick with rubbed brick dressings,
pantiled roof with raised stone coped gables with kneelers and 2
gable stacks. L-plan. 5 bay 2 storey front with cellars and
garrets, central 8 panelled door in eared surround and doorcase
with fluted and rusticated columns, pulvinated frieze with
fishscale decoration and brackets supporting a dentillated
pediment. Decorated panel over centre of door. Flanked by pairs
of glazing bar sashes. First floor has 5 similar windows. All
windows have flat splayed rubbed brick arches with raised ashlar
keystones. To rear is a red brick 2 storey 4 bay wing in Flemish
bond with tumbled gable bearing a plaque inscribed 'Anno Mundi
5710'. This is the date 1706 rendered according to Dr. Usher's
calculation of the date of the Creation. The wing is late C18
with dentillated eaves course. 5 bays arranged 1:3:1, central 3
bays being contained in linked semi-circular arches with impost
blocks. To right is an 8 panelled floor with fanlight, to left a
C20 window in blocked opening. First floor has same 3 bay
treatment flanked by single glazing bar sashes with semi-circular
arches. Inside, the main block has a fine dining room on the
right with cupboards either side of the fireplace with semi-
circular heads and architraves with keyblocks, 8 panelled double
doors, hemispherical tops inside, eared and shouldered surrounds.
Plaster panels on all walls to full height plus dado rails. Full
shutters; doors and architraves dentillated, cornice and central
beam. Hall also has dentillated frieze and wooden panelling.
Drawing room has panels in fireplace wall and alcoves either
side. Very fine wide dog leg stair in hall with 3 balusters to
each tread, fluted and knopped. Moulded hand rail with full
sweep and intarsia star to upper surface of terminal. Newel
posts fully fluted, panels to sides with fluted pilasters
opposite newel posts. Over the stair, more dentillated cornices
and an oval panel in plaster with star motif at centre. One
first floor room has full cornice and 2 cupboard doors in
panelled reveals. Rear wing has simply stopped beams.

Listing NGR: SE8875701066

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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