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Description: Gosberton House School
Date Listed: 7 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 198182
OS Grid Reference: TF2363931809
OS Grid Coordinates: 523639, 331809
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8696, -0.1646
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GOSBERTON WESTHORPE ROAD
TF 23 SW
4/68 Gosberton House
Former small country house, now a special school. Built 1826 for
Mrs Jane Smith, extended 1956. Red brick in Flemish bond,
painted ashlar dressings hipped Westmorland slate roof with lead
dressings,wooden cupola bellcote and weather vane, brick wall
stacks. 3 storey, 5 bay front with slightly advanced and
pedimented central bay. Rendered plinth, first floor cill band,
bracketed eaves cornice. Central 6 panel door up 4 semi-circular
steps, with traceried overlight. Semi-circular portico,
supported on delicate fluted columns, with balustraded top,
flanked by pairs of glazing bar sashes. To first floor 5 similar
windows. To second floor 5 smaller windows. All windows have
splayed flat rubbed brick arches, with painted ashlar keystones.
On the centre of the roof an open bellcote with ogee lead roof.
Interior has dado rails, some fluted architraves, semi-circular
arches and a stick baluster stair.
Listing NGR: TF2363931809
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Source: English Heritage
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