Description: Winthorpe House
Date Listed: 16 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 242686
OS Grid Reference: SK8148356670
OS Grid Coordinates: 481483, 356670
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1010, -0.7844
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SK 85 NW WINTHORPE GAINSBOROUGH ROAD (east side)
1/52 Winthorpe House
Small country house. Late C18 with C19 and C20 additions. East front. Red
brick, ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof with 4 stacks and a wooden modillion
cornice. 2 storeys, 3 bays with basement under northern bay. Set on a plinth.
The central, slightly protruding bowed out bay has 5 steps with iron, railings
leading to a slightly recessed central doorway with arched glazing bar sash above.
The doorway with glazed door and traceried fanlight, has an ashlar surround,
consisting of single flanking pilasters which taper towards elongated fluted
capitals supporting brackets with foliate decoration at their top. The brackets
support a modillion, slightly projecting,- open pediment. Beneath the pediment,
imposts support an arch over the door. Flanking this central bay are single
brick pilasters which support a fluted ashlar arch with 2 floral decorated
voussoirs and keystone. Above is an open pediment with modillion cornice.
The cornice extends the length of the eaves. The 2 outer bays both have an
arched glazing bar sash window to the ground floor with a glazing bar sash to
the 1st floor. Beyond are single giant brick pilasters. To the north,
adjoining,is a C19 canted 2 storey bay window with attic, having 3 arched glazing
bar sashes to the ground floor, with 3 glazing bar sashes under segmental arches
above. The attic has a dormer with a pair of glazing bar sashes. This bay
has an outer giant brick pilaster. There is a similar bay window on the south
Listing NGR: SK8148356670
Source: English Heritage
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