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Description: Tower and Adjoining Retaining Wall to Rear of Number 58
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228845
OS Grid Reference: TG2378407395
OS Grid Coordinates: 623784, 307395
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6182, 1.3044
TG 2307 S BRACONDALE
26.2.54. Tower and adjoining retaining
wall to rear of No. 58
(Formerly listed as No. 58
(Tower House) including Tower
Tower House. Early C17, possibly earlier and contempocary with No. 54
(Manor House: q.v.) Brick and flint rubble on lower part; brick above.
On split-level site: 3 storeys and basement. Rear elevation: Flight
of C20 steps up to C19/20 plank door on right with 3-centred arch under
moulded brick pediment. Moulded brick string courses on first and second
floors. 4-light mullioned and transomed brick windows to right (replaced
by wooden 2-light window on second floor) and similar blocked 2-light
windows to left, all with pediments. Large first floor window has iron-
framed casement with rectangular leaded lights and pale green glass.
Crenellated parapet with brick coping and higher stair turret to left.
C19 chimney at north-east corner. Right side elevation has 3-centred
moulded brick arch to cellar door; wooden mullioned and transomed window
on ground floor; and 4-light (rebuilt) brick windows above. Interior:
mostly C19, including stairs on site of original. One chamfered and
stopped girder on first floor. Barrel-vaulted cellar. High retaining
wall and adjoining tower to south-west is of flint and brick rubble
with vertical brick lacing, brick coping and 3 tapering buttresses.
Some repairs but much of the brickwork is similar to that in the tower.
Listing NGR: TG2378407395
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Source: English Heritage
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