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Description: Swainthorpe Hall
Date Listed: 7 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 227230
OS Grid Reference: TG2295900772
OS Grid Coordinates: 622959, 300772
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5591, 1.2878
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TG 20 SW
Farmhouse. Early C17, much rebuilt C18 and C19. Brick with roofs of mixed
pantiles. Western block on south survives of C17; English bond brickwork
terminating in stepped gable with coping bricks. 3-light C19 casement to first
floor above late C19 gabled extension. Gable end lit through 3 C20 casements.
In gable head the initials M.R.M. To north of this block an identical C19
copy. East gable of main range also C17 with a stepped gable, the stepping
and internal stack rebuilt. Platband at first floor. South facade much
rebuilt, principally in early C19. 2 storeys and dormer attic. Panelled door
left of centre under flat hood. One wide C20 casement each side and 3
casements to first floor, one C19 the others C20. Bell based gabled roof with
3 hipped dormers fitted with casements. Ridge stack left of centre and partly
external western gable end stack. Fire in C17 destroyed most interior details.
Plaster chimney piece to fireplace dated 1654 with arms of Merchant Adventurers.
Listing NGR: TG2295900772
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Source: English Heritage
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