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Mellow Cottage and Old Post Office, Lea

Description: Mellow Cottage and Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 197069

OS Grid Reference: SK8281486606
OS Grid Coordinates: 482814, 386606
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3698, -0.7568

Location: Gainsborough Road, Gainsborough DN21 5HW

Locality: Lea
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 5HW

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/22 Mellow Cottage and
Old Post Cottage


House, now 2 cottages. Early C18, C19, C20. Red brick. Pantile
roofs with shaped west gable, coped gables with kneelers, gable
stack, 2 ridge stacks and gable stack to rear. L-plan, adapted
to F-plan in C20. 2 storey, 5 irregular bay north front with
plinth, first floor band and decorated eaves. Doorway to left in
brick gabled porch with segmental head and plank door. 3 light
sliding sash to left with segmental head, 2 three light sliding
sashes to right, that to the far right with segmental head. 5
sliding sashes with wooden lintels above. East front of 2
storeys and garret, 2 bays with plinth, first floor band and
decorated eaves. 2 large fixed glazing bar windows with
segmental heads. 2 sliding sashes above with C20 shutters. C20
extension to rear. Interior of Mellow Cottage with beamed
ceilings and inglenook fireplaces, one with chamfered beam.

Listing NGR: SK8281486606

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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