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Description: Crawford House
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 197983
OS Grid Reference: TF2414809965
OS Grid Coordinates: 524148, 309965
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6732, -0.1653
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CROWLAND THORNEY STREET
TF 20 NW (west side)
14/20 Crawford House
House. Late C17, refronted c.1800, late C19. Limestone rubble,
stock brick. Steeply pitched canted, hipped double ridge
Colleyweston tiled roofs with brick eaves; single ridge and 2
lateral stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bay early C19 east front
with high stone C17 plinth. Central porch projects a little with
pediment, pilasters, fanlight with radiating spokes, panelled
reveal and door. 2 plain cross casements on either side, with 5
similar windows above. 3 gabled dormers with plain sashes. Wall
attached at right angles to the left, running eastwards, with
gateway, incorporating many medieval sculptured fragments,
probably from Crowland Abbey. North front of C17 rubble with
doorway to right with overlight and partially glazed door.
Segmental headed window beyond filled with mesh. Plain sash to
left of doorway, with 2 plain sashes above, all 3 with wooden
lintels. Interior with room to west with late C18 fielded
panelling. Staircase of c.1800, 2 flight return with open well
and a break on half landing with flight leading off it to east.
Turned bannisters, moulded handrail, fielded panelled dado. Room
to north with late C18 panelling said to be imported, with fluted
pilasters, 2 semi-circular headed corner cupboards with keystones
and fluted pilasters; fielded panelling. Most other rooms with
plain late C19 and early C20 panelling.
Listing NGR: TF2414809965
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Source: English Heritage
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