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Description: Serpentine House with Attached Garden Wall and Handpump
Date Listed: 16 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 198015
OS Grid Reference: TF3598724503
OS Grid Coordinates: 535987, 324503
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8010, 0.0157
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HOLBEACH BARRINGTON GATE
TF 3424-3524 (west side)
15/52 Serpentine House
16/52 with attached garden
wall and handpump
House. 1831, enlarged c.1860. Red brick with some ashlar
dressings. Hipped slate roofs with 4 lateral stacks. 2 storeys
with basement, 4 bay east front with the 2 right hand bays of
1831, being lower and set back slightly. Basement with 3 glazing
bar sashes to the left and a single 3 light glazing bar casement
to right. 4 glazing bar sashes on both the floors above, those
in the 2 right hand bays being smaller. All the windows with
flush wedge stone lintels. Plaque between the 2 top floor right
hand bays inscribed: 'AH 1831'. Extensions of c.1860 to south.
North return wall with a flight of curved ashlar steps with
rusticated front wall, curved stone balusters with square piers
and ball finials on inner wall. Steps lead up to open doric
porch with entablature and cornice with inner reveal and panelled
door. Partially glazed door to left with flush wedge ashlar
lintel and raised keystone. Small glazing bar casement to right.
Bay to the right projects slightly and contains semi-circular
headed arch. Glazing bar sash above with a semi-circular headed
glazing bar sash above the porch, with margin lights. Adjoining
red brick garden wall to the right broken by semi-circular headed
archway with woad and cast iron painted hand pump, beyond.
Listing NGR: TF3598724503
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Source: English Heritage
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