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Essex House, Burton

Description: Essex House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196984

OS Grid Reference: SK9605074708
OS Grid Coordinates: 496050, 374708
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2607, -0.5615

Location: Main Street, Burton, Lincolnshire LN1 2RG

Locality: Burton
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN1 2RG

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Listing Text


north side)
9/20 Essex House


House. Mid C17 with C18 and early C19 alterations. Coursed
limestone rubble, ashlar quoins, ashlar and brick dressings,
pantiled roof with raised brick coped gables, single brick axial
stack, gable stack and wall stacks. T-plan with later rear
service range. Plan comprises a 2 storey with garret parlour
cross wing, 2 storey with attic wing with one and a half storey
hall block beyond. 4 bay front with off centre C19 6 panelled
door, 2 pane overlight having a decorative wrought iron grille,
wooden doorcase with narrow moulded hood. In front of the door
are splayed and ramped wrought iron handrails with twisted
balusters and conical knops. To left of door a single tripartite
glazing bar sash with flat arch lintel anti to right a single c18
glazing bar sash and beyond in cross wing are glazed double doors
with 4 paned overlight. To first floor at left a 4 light through
eaves casement in tile hung gable. To right are 2 C18 glazing
bar sashes. All C18 openings have timber lintels. In the roof a
2 light dormer with lead roof and cheeks. In the tumbled brick
gable of the cross wing is a 2 light glazing bar casement with
segmental head. Inside, are moulded and stopped beams in the
parlour block and stopped beams upstairs; the hall, probably the
previous kitchen end, has 2 roughly splayed beams. C19 marble
fireplace in hall. Roof is a through purlin type.

Listing NGR: SK9605074708

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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