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The Park, Donington

Description: The Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 198149

OS Grid Reference: TF2032535661
OS Grid Coordinates: 520325, 335661
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9049, -0.2124

Location: A52, Donington, Lincolnshire PE11 4UQ

Locality: Donington
Local Authority: South Holland District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE11 4UQ

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Listing Text

TF 23 NW
(north side)
2/33 The Park
(formerly listed as
7.2.67 Park House)
Incorrectly shown as Park House on the OS map. House. Early
C18, altered and refronted c.1815. Lined stucco, hipped
Collyweston slate roof with lead dressings, deeply overhanging
eaves, axial rendered ridge stack. T-plan with rear service
range. 2 storey plus cellar, 5 bay front with plinth, first
floor band, advanced central bay. Central 6 panel door with
lions head door knocker, panelled side panels, traceried petaloid
fanlight. Fluted Doric portico with columns in antis, flanked by
pairs of tall glazing bar sashes with contemporary louvred
shutters. To first floor 5 glazing bar sashes. On the side front
a canted ashlar bay window, with cornice and guilloche panels
beneath the windows. Interior. Fine stick baluster stair,
wreathed mahogany handrail, carved cut string. Egg and dart
cornice, paterae and leaves, central leaved circle. 6 panel
doors and reveals. Diamond set flagged floor to hall. Both
front rooms have moulded cornices, shutters and one has white
marble fireplace surround with roundels and C19 tiled sides. To
first floor is a mid C18 cupboard door and panel and stone
fireplace surrounds. On the first floor landing is a wide flat
archway which supports the central stack. One early C19
fireplace in a front bedroom with harebell chain and papyrus
fluted architrave. The kitchen has large fireplace arch, flanked
by semi-circular headed arches. The cellar is early C18 with
simply chamfered beam and a leaded 3 light window. The house was
built for the Gleed family, whose early C19 monuments appear in
the church.

Listing NGR: TF2032535661

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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