Description: Mansion House
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 198025
OS Grid Reference: TF3601724837
OS Grid Coordinates: 536017, 324837
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8039, 0.0163
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HOLBEACH HIGH STREET
TF 3624-3724 (south side)
16/63 No.45, Mansion House
House, now restaurant. Early C18. Red brick, some painted
ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roof with tripartite stack to
rear. 2 storeys with attic and basement, 5 bay front with ground
and first floor bands, the latter rising over the doorway.
Central bay projects slightly and is topped by a pediment. 5
steps lead up to the central doorway flanked by iron railings. 2
two light glazing bar casements flank steps at basement level.
The doorway has a plain doorcase with decorative brackets
supporting hood with cornice, panelled reveal, decorated glazing
bar overlight and partially glazed and panelled door. Doorway
flanked by 2 glazing bar sashes on each side, with 5 glazing bar
sashes above. All the windows have flush, wedge brick lintels.
2 hipped dormers with glazing bar sashes. Blue plaque to right
of doorway gives the information that Sir Norman Angell, author
and lecturer, (1872-1967) and winner of the 1933 Nobel Peace
Prize, was born here. Interior with fielded panelled hallway
flanked by rooms each with fielded panelling, shutters, window
seats and fluted giant order pilasters flanking the fireplaces;
the latter being of the late C19 in the room to the west, and
c.1930 in the room to the east. Acanthus centre above. 4 flight
return, early C18 staircase with turned banisters with square
knops, panelled newels and dado and moulded handrail.
Listing NGR: TF3601724837
Source: English Heritage
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