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The Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0018 / 53°0'6"N

Longitude: -0.3654 / 0°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 509791

OS Northings: 346190

OS Grid: TF097461

Mapcode National: GBR GRZ.Y5B

Mapcode Global: WHGK7.CT74

Plus Code: 9C5X2J2M+PR

Entry Name: The Grange

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192624

Location: Kirkby La Thorpe, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Kirkby la Thorpe

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Laythorpe St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 04 NE
(west side)
The Grange
G.V. II*

House. c.1500, altered c.1620, mid C18, early C19 and C20.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, timber frame,
some red brick in English garden wall bond of 5, plain and
pantiled roofs, raised stone coped gables, single tall brick
ridge stack and ashlar C18 double square funnel gable stack with
moulded cornice. A long range with a short projection to rear.
2 storey with cellars to right only, 6 bay front, the right hand
3 bays of rubble are added to a brick cased c.1500 timber framed
hall block. To right a 6 panelled door with plain overlight in a
wooden fluted pilastered surround supporting a flat leaded hood.
Flanked by single large plain sashes, below the right hand window
is a 3 light glazing bar sliding sash cellar light. To left is a
tripartite plain sash window and 2 three light plain casements.
To first floor are 2 plain sashes through the eaves to the right
and 2 three light plain casements to the left. On the left of
the main block is a single storey service wing with raised stone
coped gable, 2 planked doors and single 2 and 3 light plain
casements. Ground floor windows have wooden lintels whilst those
to the first floor have plain ashlar surrounds. On a window cill
to the right hand gable is a scratched date of 162_. C18 rear
wing has a rubble base and chamfered ashlar plinth. A 3 bay
front with first floor band, dogtooth eaves course and hipped
plain tiled roof. To ground floor are 2 canted bays with double
French doors and margin light sashes to sides, hipped plain tiled
roofs. to first floor a C20 2 light glazing bar casement window
is flanked by single glazing bar sashes, all with cambered brick
heads. The rear wall of the hall block is of coursed limestone
rubble to first floor height with earlier blocked fenestration of
sub Medieval pattern. Interior: in the hall range there are
jowled wall posts and the roof is of oak and has massive wind
braces pegged to the purlins which are trapped by low collars
which are themselves braced to the tie beams. The common rafters
are also of oak and there is a ridge piece. There are 5 bays of
this construction and there is a timber framed partition grooved
to take the panels. Beyond are a further 5 bays of roof, also of
trapped purlin construction but without principals. No evidence
of smoke blackening. In the C18 rear range, the left hand room
has a moulded wooden fire surround with cornice and a shouldered
and eared over panel. It is flanked by single 6 panelled doors
with semi-circular heads and broad architraves with fluted
keyblocks. The room has a moulded' cornice.

Listing NGR: TF0979146190

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