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Somersby House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greetham with Somersby, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2334 / 53°14'0"N

Longitude: 0.0105 / 0°0'37"E

OS Eastings: 534286

OS Northings: 372597

OS Grid: TF342725

Mapcode National: GBR JSF.9GT

Mapcode Global: WHHKD.4Z7K

Entry Name: Somersby House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 22 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195997

Location: Greetham with Somersby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE23

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Greetham with Somersby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Somersby St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SOMERSBY CHURCH LANE
TF 37 SW (south side)

2/71 Somersby House (formerly
25.10.51 listed as Somersby Rectory)

G.V. II *

Rectory, now house. Mid C18 with later C18 and C19 additions,
c.1975 alterations. Colourwashed red brick. Pantile roof. 2
red brick gable stacks. Brick coped gables. First floor band.
Double ridge roof. 2 storeys plus cellar, 5 bays. Single
segmental arched cellar opening to the left. Doorway with 6
fielded panel door and traceried fanlight flanked by single
slender Doric pilasters with entablature and open pediment. C19
gabled hood with orb finial. To the left are 4 cambered arched
glazing bar sashes. To the right a single small gabled hood with
bell under. Above are 3 similar sashes under flat heads, that on
the right flanked by single small C20 sashes. Attached to the
right is a similar C19 single storey plus attic, 2 bay wing, half
hipped to the right. First floor band. 2 C20 casements. Attic
has a single half dormer with hipped pantile roof and single
tripartite casement. Attached to the left is a similar wing with
single red brick ridge stack. 2 C20 tripartite casements with 2
similar half dormers above. Rear. The left single bay is
single storey plus attic, the single bay to the right is late
C18, of 2 storeys with coped gables, left gable stack and dentil
eaves, further right are 2 mid C18 bays being lower 2 storeys,
slightly set back with coped right gable with red brick stack,
moulded eaves and first floor bands. On the far right are 3 C20
single storey plus attic bays replacing the demolished wing
designed by George Tennyson. Having from left to right a single
segmental arched glazing bar Yorkshire sash, a 2 storey canted
bay being C20 to the ground floor and C19 to the first floor with
3 glazing bar sashes, 2 large segmental arched glazing bar sashes
and in the C20 wing 2 giant order pointed arched panels which
break the roof line and are gabled over having 3 glazing bar
sashes with concrete lintels. Above in the attic is a single
half dormer with 2 glazing bar sashes, to the right, in the
canted bay, are 3 glazing bar sashes, further right are 2 glazing
bar sashes with ornate wrought iron balcony to that on the right.
In the C20 bays are 2 pointed arched glazing bar sashes with
intersecting tracery. Interior. Re-set single flight staircase
with turned balusters, tapering fluted newel and carved tread
ends. Balusters also to landing.


Listing NGR: TF3428672597

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