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Abbey Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stixwould and Woodhall, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1781 / 53°10'41"N

Longitude: -0.2452 / 0°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 517372

OS Northings: 365995

OS Grid: TF173659

Mapcode National: GBR HRB.QT3

Mapcode Global: WHHKN.6CGX

Entry Name: Abbey Farm House

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195229

Location: Stixwould and Woodhall, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN10

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Stixwould and Woodhall

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Stixwould St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 16 NE
(west side)
6/44 Abbey Farm House
(Formerly listed as
14-9-66 II Stixwould Abbey)
Farmhouse. Early C17 incorporating some medieval material from
the site of Stixwould Priory behind the house, with C18, C19 and
C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, rendered on the
front, having old plain tiled roof to front and pantile to rear
with single gable and 2 ridge stacks. T-plan. 2 storey with
attic, irregular 9 bay front, the right hand end 2 bays project
in a cross wing. Off-centre C20 panelled door having
contemporary open Doric porch, replacing a C19 open porch,
flanked by 3 glazing bar sashes. Beyond to the right are 2
further glazing bar sashes. To first floor are 7 similar windows
and one further is in the gable of the right hand cross wing.
All windows have cambered heads. In the roof are 2 glazing bar
sash dormers with cambered roofs and lead cheeks. Throughout the
side and rear walls many fragments of medieval masonry, some
decorated, are incorporated in the fabric and in the rear wall is
a C14 cusped and crocketed niche. The interior retains a fine
moulded and stopped beam in the parlour. The roof is of
staggered butt purlin construction, with numbered principals,
reusing some medieval smoke blackened timbers. Stixwould Priory
was a nunnery of the Cistercian order.

Listing NGR: TF1737265995

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