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Grange De Lings House

A Grade I Listed Building in Grange De Lings, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2834 / 53°17'0"N

Longitude: -0.521 / 0°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 498699

OS Northings: 377284

OS Grid: SK986772

Mapcode National: GBR SZSG.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHGHS.ZQ1S

Entry Name: Grange De Lings House

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 21 June 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196882

Location: Grange De Lings, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN2

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey

Civil Parish: Grange de Lings

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Riseholme St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SK 97 NE GRANGE DE LINGS

4/10 Grange de Lings
House (fomerly listed as
30.11.66 The Grange)
I

Former monastic grange now incorporated into later farmhouse.
C13, C14, C19 with C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof with 3 brick stacks. 2
storey, 4 bay front with off-centre C20 half glazed door with
hood, flanked by single C20 4 light windows. To first floor a 3
light window is flanked by 4 similar 4 light openings. To the left
of the facade is a pointed window with C20 Y tracery. In the
facade is evidence of blocked openings obscured by later work.
In the left hand side front the remains of a turning stair can be
seen and a deeply splayed single light, the splay being on the
outer face. Interior. At the left hand end is a small vaulted
room with a C13 pointed window with a single chamfered rear arch,
opposite this is a matching single chamfered opening, now leading
to a later room. At the corner of the window wall is a turning
stair, the threshold to which is 4'0" below the current floor
level, opposite this is a segmental headed opening with single
chamfer. The room has a C14 quadripartite vault, comprising 2
hollow mouldings and a central filleted roll moulding. The ribs
spring from triple shafted responds with naturalistic foliage and
meet at a central boss which has since disintegrated. On the
inner eastern wall the responds support an arch with 2 filleted
roll mouldings with central roll. In the floor beneath the
suspended timber floor is a small area of plain floor tiles,
black and yellow. In the hall of the current farmhouse the
moulded reveal of a large window can be seen. In the bedroom
over, the upper part of a reticulated traceried window is
preserved, and the top is visible in the roof space over. The
C19 roof reuses C17 timbers. Grange de Lings is a corruption of
Grange de Barlings Abbey, and the medieval work is an important
survival of a grange building, the function of which is not as
yet understood. The monks were granted a free warren in 1253 and
the grange is mentioned in patent rolls in 1325. Source: F. L.
Baker, the History of Riseholme. 1956.


Listing NGR: SK9869877284

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