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Description: Croxton House and Garden Wall
Date Listed: 30 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 223929
OS Grid Reference: TF9833231018
OS Grid Coordinates: 598332, 331018
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8401, 0.9433
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TF 93 SE FULMODESTON CROXTON
2/28 Croxton House and
30/11/51 (Formerly Old Rectory
(19 Croxton Hamlet))
House, formerly rectory. c.1700. Flemish bond brick, red strechers and
black headers. Black glazed pantiled roofs. Rusticated brick quoins to
gables and as rusticated framing to central three bays broken forward.
Ground floor 6 and first floor 7 flush wooden framed sash windows with
glazing bars all under rubbed brick flat arches with central keystones.
Central door part glazed with switch tracery fanlight above. Simple wooden
doorcase architrave with leaded wooden pentice canopy supported on carved
wooden console brackets. Ground floor brick plinth with moulded set off
first floor moulded brick plat-band and wooden eaves cornice. 3 flat roofed
dormers with two light wooden casements with leaded panes. Steeply pitched
roof with Dutch gables and end stacks, east gable with fire insurance plaque
1743, At west late Cl9 addition at right angles in red and black brick
with bay window and Dutch gable. At rear Dutch gabled wing, contemporary
with facade, with 2 wooden mullioned cross windows with leaded lights.
Interior: three ground floor rooms with 6-panelled doors, panelled window
reveals and simple plaster cornices. Panelled room at west with pilasters
to overmantle. c.1700. Dog-leg staircase with simple balusters. Chamfered
and stopped beams in front pile and rear wing. Attached to south garden
wall with east buttresses, at right angles parallel with facade two brick
piers with copings, with wall and boarded door and to west wall of flint
with brick headers, brick finishing courses and rounded brick coping.
Listing NGR: TF9833231018
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Source: English Heritage
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