Description: 8, Main Street
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308881
OS Grid Reference: SP4640183073
OS Grid Coordinates: 446401, 283073
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4437, -1.3188
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MONKS KIRBY MAIN STREET
SP48SE (East side)
House. C16/early C17; largely rebuilt and altered C19; late C20 alterations.
Timber framed with infill, underbuilding and rebuilding of Flemish bond brick.
Plain-tile roof; brick right end and 2 ridge stacks. T-plan with cross wing on
left. 2 storeys; 3-window range. C20 open porch in angle has hipped plain-tile
roof. 8-panelled door in right return side of cross wing. 2-window main range of
brick has late C20 two- and 3-light casements. Central casement inserted in
former doorway. Ground-floor openings have brick segmental arches. Cross wing
has C19 three-light casements with glazing bars, flanked by single lights to
ground floor. First floor has massive corner posts. Gable has exposed framing.
Left return side has exposed framing to first floor. Interior has
straight-flight staircase with moulded handrails, newels with finials and
cut-out splat balusters to first floor. Room to left has broad-chamfered ceiling
beam and altered open fireplace with moulded bressumer. First floor has some
exposed framing. Old plank doors, some imported from elsewhere. Queen strut
roof. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP4641083096
Source: English Heritage
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