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Description: Lincoln Hill House
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240030
OS Grid Reference: NY9070571145
OS Grid Coordinates: 390705, 571145
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0347, -2.1469
HUMSHAUGH LINCOLN HILL
NY 97 SW
2/271 Lincoln Hill House
House, dated 1799 on lintel, incorporating earlier C18 work in east wing; west
wing rebuilt late C19. 1799 house rubble with ashlar front, east wing coursed
rubble, west wing snecked tooled stone; cut dressings. Welsh slate roofs.
Linear plan: house with flanking wings and outer right extension.
South elevation: 1799 house 2 storeys, 3 wide bays. Plinth, bold moulded eaves
cornice. Central part-glazed 6-panel door with 4-pane overlight, lintel with
raised triple keystone and worn date in oval panel; 16-pane sash above.
Flanking broad canted full-height bays with 12-pane sashes. Coped gables with
end stacks. Left wing 2 storeys, 2 bays; 4-pane sashes in ashlar alternating-
block surrounds, and similar stair window to far right. Moulded corbels to
eaves, coped gable with end stack. Right wing, in 2 sections, both with raised
quoins: Left part 2 storeys, 2 bays. 12-pane sashes in raised stone surrounds;
similar smaller window inserted at ground floor centre. Coped gable with end
stack. Right part without openings; coped gable with moulded kneelers. All
stacks rendered, on old stone bases, except for stepped-and-corniced ashlar stack
to far right. Gabled right return, fronting road, shows tripartite small-paned
sash and 12-pane sash over, both in raised stone surrounds. Rear elevation of
1799 part shows round-arched 15-pane sash stair window, with radial glazing, in
raised stone surround.
Interior: Open-well stair with cut string,stick balusters, ramped and moulded
handrail, urn-on-vase newels and shaped tread ends.
Listing NGR: NY9070571145
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Source: English Heritage
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