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Abbey Lane Gatehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.656 / 53°39'21"N

Longitude: -0.3242 / 0°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 510844

OS Northings: 419027

OS Grid: TA108190

Mapcode National: GBR VV55.L5

Mapcode Global: WHGG4.ZCRL

Entry Name: Abbey Lane Gatehouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468899

Location: Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire, DN39

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Thornton Curtis

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton Curtis St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(South side)
Abbey Lane Gatehouse


Crossing Keeper's house with crossing gates and five lever frame. 1849, for the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway. Red brick in Flemish bond with Welsh slate roof. T shaped plan with the head of the T to the road and the wing behind. Two storeys with two small single storey C20 extensions. The road elevation has a single 2 over 2 sash on the ground floor and a steeply pitched roof above with a rebuilt central red brick stack. The eastern elevation onto the railway line has a small canted bay with 1 over 1 flanking 2 over 2 sashes on the ground floor, and a 2 over 2 sash in the gable above. A small 2 by 4 pane window in the rear wing to the left looks out onto the lever frame. The west gable has a 2 over 2 sash and the south gable a small 1 over 1 window to light the stair. Interior: This is said to retain most of the original doors and the staircase as well as the basic room plan. The attached grossing gates are of the traditional timber type with cross bracing which is now very rare in situ. History: Built by the Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway as a part of their mainline from Gainsborough to New Holland and opened to traffic in 1848, but by this time it had amalgamated with other companies (1 January 1847) to become the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway. It can be demonstrated that the gatehouse was present in situ in 1849. Sources: North Lincolnshire District Council. North East Lincolnshire Archive.

Listing NGR: TA1084419027

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