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Description: Rigbolt House
Date Listed: 7 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 198152
OS Grid Reference: TF1944328192
OS Grid Coordinates: 519443, 328192
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8380, -0.2282
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GOSBERTON Beach Bank
TF 12 NE
6/38 Rigbolt House
House. C16, late C18, extended C19 and altered at rear in C20.
Red brick in Flemish bond, fainted brick and ashlar quoins and
dressings, limestone plint hand coursed and squared limestone
rubble gable and rear walls. Slate roof, brick coped partly
tumbled gable, 2 rebuilt brick gable stacks. T-plan. 2 storey
plus attics, 3 bay front with plinth, first floor band, fascia
and lion's head gutter. Central 6 panel door with delicately
traceried fanlight, panelled reveals and archivolt, semi-circular
head, fluted pilastered doorcase, open dentillated pediment
flanked by single glazing bar sashes with semi-circular heads,
with painted stucco heads and mock pointing. To first floor 3
similar windows. In the roof are 2 glazing bar sash dormer
windows with segmental head roofs and slate hung cheeks. To the
rear a stone and brick range has been raised C20. Built into the
walling are 3 medieval stone heads. Interior has a stick
baluster stair with open string and mahogany handrail. Semi-
circular archway with keystone to hallway. Right hand room has
dado panelling, 2 semi-circular alcove arches with fluted
pilasters and keyblocks, plain white marble fireplace. Left hand
room has 2 similar arches. 6 panel doors throughout. A print
dated 1793 shows an earlier stone C16 house on the site, which is
moated and was formerly a cell of a Gilbertine house.
Listing NGR: TF1944328192
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Source: English Heritage
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