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Latitude: 53.6559 / 53°39'21"N
Longitude: -0.5989 / 0°35'55"W
OS Eastings: 492696
OS Northings: 418628
OS Grid: SE926186
Mapcode National: GBR SV85.45
Mapcode Global: WHGG0.SC0M
Entry Name: The Chains
Listing Date: 17 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 442653
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
SE 9218-9318 WINTERTON WEST STREET
9/73 No 53 (The Chains)
House. Late C18-early C19 with earlier origins, by William Fowler of
Winterton. C20 restorations. Coursed limestone rubble and brick, rendered.
Slate roof to main section; pantiles to lower section to left. Gothick
style. L-shaped on plan, with 2 projecting bays to front and
studio/workshop range to rear. Main front comprises 2-storey single-bay
section flanked by projecting 3-storey bays jettied-out at first floor
level. Single storey and attic range to left. Entrance beneath jettied
bay on left. Part-glazed panelled door in architrave with narrow window
to left flanked by 1984 temporary brick piers supporting jetty. Jettied
bay to right has central projecting support with Tudor-arched recess containing
louvred panel, flanked by plastered vaulting supported on plain moulded
corbels. Similar vaulting to left bay removed at time of re-survey.
Central section has 16-pane sash with shutters beneath pediment and 3-light
first floor sliding sash beneath moulded and deeply-coved eaves cornice.
Jettied bays have 3-light sliding sashes with glazing bars to each floor.
Pitched roof to main central section, hipped to jettied bays. Lateral
stacks to jettied bays, end stacks. Lower section to left: single casement,
gabled dormer, axial stack. Interior: beamed ceilings; good carved wood
Gothick chimneypiece by W. Fowler. William Fowler, 1761-1832, architect,
builder and engraver, is chiefly famous for his antiquarian and
architectural engravings, for which he received widespread patronage from
scholars, gentry and royalty. His son Joseph, 1791-1882, also an architect
and builder, lived here after his marriage in 1828. J.T. Fowler, The
Correspondence of William Fowler, 1907. N. Pevsner and J Harris, The
Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 426.
Listing NGR: SE9269318626
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