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Moortown House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Kelsey, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4851 / 53°29'6"N

Longitude: -0.3966 / 0°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 506489

OS Northings: 399909

OS Grid: TF064999

Mapcode National: GBR TXN4.XD

Mapcode Global: WHGGW.WN9L

Plus Code: 9C5XFJP3+39

Entry Name: Moortown House

Listing Date: 3 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196533

Location: South Kelsey, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN7

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: South Kelsey

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: South Kelsey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


5/53 Moor town House


Small country house; 1816; red brick and stucco, slate hipped
roof with 4 brick stacks. 2 storey 5 bay front with stone faced
plinth, first floor brick band and deeply overhanging eaves.
Central 6 panelled door up 2 steps, with overlight having curved
tracery, flanked by Doric columns supporting full entablature.
To either side two glazing bar sashes under flat stucco heads.
1st floor has 5 glazing bar sashes. The side front is in pale
grey lined stucco and is in 2 curved bays both with a single
glazing bar sash to each floor. The interior has fine reeded
cornices with oak and acorn panels and decorative ceiling
roundels. There is an elliptical arch from hall to stairs which
are curved and swept round with decorative cast iron balusters and
a carved wooden string. The stair is lit by a semi-circular
headed window. The park was landscaped by Sir Joseph Paxton.

Listing NGR: TF0648999909

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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