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Blankney House Front Railings and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Winterton, North Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6542 / 53°39'15"N

Longitude: -0.598 / 0°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 492759

OS Northings: 418440

OS Grid: SE927184

Mapcode National: GBR SV85.BS

Mapcode Global: WHGG0.SDFY

Entry Name: Blankney House Front Railings and Steps

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442494

Location: Winterton, North Lincolnshire, DN15

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Winterton

Built-Up Area: Winterton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Winterton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SE 9218-9318 WINTERTON LOW STREET
(north side)

9/60 No 2 (Blankney House),
front railings and steps

6.11.67
II
GV

House, including front railings and steps. Late C18 with some C19 internal
alterations to rear. Squared limestone rubble. Brick stacks. Pantile
roof. Cast-iron railings on ashlar dwarf wall. Central entrance hall plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Central pedimented bay breaks forward. Two
opposed flights of 4 stone steps to entrance, with railings and ornamental
iron grille to cellar window below. Doric doorcase with pilasters
supporting fluted entablature and dentilled open pediment; 6-panelled door
and radial fanlight in arched beaded-panel reveal. 12-pane sashes with
keyed stucco flat arches and cills. Stucco first floor band. Similar first
floor sashes with plain stucco flat arches. Hipped roof. Twin axial
stacks. Right return, facing Market Street, has 2 windows to each floor
similar to front. Railings extend approximately one metre from front, with
pair of gates flanking steps to entrance: chamfered ashlar plinth, fluted
column posts with pineapple finials and vertical bars with fleur-de-lys
finials linked by mid- and top-rails. Interior. Original details include:
open-well staircase with ramped and wreathed handrail and column-on-vase
balusters with square knops, moulded stairhall ceiling with cornice and
central fan design; moulded ceiling cornices, composition chimneypieces and
beaded-panel doors and window shutters in architraves to main rooms on
ground and first floors. A fine and largely intact example of a modest late
Georgian townhouse, probably one of those built for William Marris from his
£10,000 lottery winnings. W Andrews, The History of Winterton, 1836, 17.


Listing NGR: SE9275918440

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