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Description: Kempstone Lodge
Date Listed: 13 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220409
OS Grid Reference: TF8868816100
OS Grid Coordinates: 588688, 316100
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7097, 0.7917
TF 81 NE KEMPSTONE
4/8 Kempstone Lodge
Farmhouse. Late C18 with an early C19 addition. Gault brick main block
and colourwashed brick addition. Black pantiled roofs. Main block
slightly recessed on both facades in relation to lower pedimented flanking
wings. Adjoining early C19 block to side. 2 storeys and 3-bay main block
with single bay wings. Entrance facade with central pedimented porch
on pair of columns. Glazed doors. Flanked by tripartite sash windows
with glazing bars beneath segmental relieving arches. Other windows sashes
with glazing bars beneath skewback arches and one pair of French windows
in south west wing. One surviving acroterion in form of Egyptian pylon at
north east angle of south west wing. Garden facade with 3 pairs of French
windows with jalousie shutters beneath skewback arches to main block.
Other windows sashes with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Both
facades with plain platbands and moulded brick cornices to side wing pedi-
ments as well as main block eaves. Pedimented stair outshut on south
west side with large semicircular headed window with glazing bars and
some coloured glass. Hipped main block roof. Side addition of 2 storeys
and 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars. Projecting eaves with
brackets and hipped roof. Staircase in original house with shaped tread
ends, square sectioned balusters and swept mahogany handrail.
Listing NGR: TF8868816100
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Source: English Heritage
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