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The Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in New Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1033 / 53°6'12"N

Longitude: -0.047 / 0°2'49"W

OS Eastings: 530844

OS Northings: 358019

OS Grid: TF308580

Mapcode National: GBR JTX.DXT

Mapcode Global: WHHL4.78V8

Plus Code: 9C5X4X33+85

Entry Name: The Crescent

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196222

Location: Carrington, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE22

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Carrington

Built-Up Area: New Bolingbroke

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Sibsey and Carrington group St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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New Bolingbroke


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4/9 The Crescent


Curved crescent of shops and houses, now 6 houses. 1823. For
John Parkinson, C20 alterations. Red brick. Hipped slate roofs,
pantiles to the left 2 bays. Single lateral red brick stacks to
the central block and the outer 6 bay wings. Two and a half
storeys, 6 bay centre flanked by 2 storey, 6 bay wings slightly
set back. Further single storey, 2 bay wing to the far right and
2 storey 2 bay wing to the far left. Central 6 bays with
overhanging eaves and first and second floor raised brick and
dentil bands. The 2 storey wing to the right with moulded eaves
and raised brick and dentil first floor band. Central wing has
2 large shop windows flanked by moulded pilaster strips with
single brackets and entablature over. Each window with 9 panes,
the brick work under being bowed. Either side are single
doorways with panelled doors and overlights flanked by single
moulded pilaster strips with brackets and entablature over.
Further left and right are single glazing bar sashes. Above are
6 similar sashes with 6 similar smaller sashes on the top floor,
all with cambered arched flush wedge painted brick lintels. The
right wing has from left to right a single similar glazing bar
sash with cambered arched flush wedge brick lintel, a doorway
with panelled door, overlight and similar surround, a similar C20
shop window, a single sash, a doorway with glazed door and
similar surround and a single glazing bar sash with similar
lintel. Above are 6 similar sashes and lintels. The 2 bays on
the far right have a stepped parapet with similar band. Single
similar sash and lintel with, to the right, a blocked doorway
with similar lintel. The left 2 storey wing has from right to
left an enlarged doorway with glazed door and similar surround, 2
garage doorways with similar surrounds, a single glazing bar sash
with flush wedge brick lintel, a doorway with panelled door,
overlight and similar surround, a single glazing bar sash with
flush wedge lintel. Above are 6 similar glazing bar sashes with
flush wedge brick lintels. The projecting 2 bay wing on the far
left, being curved to the single right bay, has 2 C20 cross
casements on each floor. The ground floor left being in former
doorway with plaque over inscribed 'P 1823'. The crescent was
built to house the workers who were employed by John Parkinson in
his factory for weaving crepes and bombazines. Parkinson is said
to have obtained permission soon after 1816 to lease from the
Crown a tract of fenland situated between Revesby and Boston.

Listing NGR: TF3084458019

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