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Hunston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Leake, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0619 / 53°3'42"N

Longitude: 0.067 / 0°4'1"E

OS Eastings: 538611

OS Northings: 353622

OS Grid: TF386536

Mapcode National: GBR KWY.5R8

Mapcode Global: WHJMJ.095J

Entry Name: Hunston House

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192021

Location: Old Leake, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Civil Parish: Old Leake

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Old Leake St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


2/107 Hunston House


House. 1796, altered c.1844. Red brick, front in lined stucco,
slate roof, stone coped gables, 2 yellow brick gable stacks. L-
plan. 2 storey plus attics, 3 bay front having C20 door covered
by C19 canted porch, flanked by single C19 lead roofed canted
bays with plain sashes. To first floor the central bay is
advanced and separately gabled with moulded kneelers. Central
plain sash, flanked by single glazing bar sashes. In the gable a
rectangular plaque inscribed "This building erected by Messrs.
John Ayre, Wm. Blaydwin, Wm Atkins, Edwd Hennings, Trustees to
the late Mr Edwd Hunston, 1796". In the roof 2 glazing bar sash
dormers with rendered cheeks and lead roofs. The Edward Hunstone
Charity was founded by endowment in 1655. The farm is still
administered by a charity, profits going to assist farmers in
need. Source: Thompson, History of Boston.

Listing NGR: TF3861153622

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