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May Tree House with Adjoining Steps and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8837 / 52°53'1"N

Longitude: -0.6881 / 0°41'17"W

OS Eastings: 488375

OS Northings: 332615

OS Grid: SK883326

Mapcode National: GBR DQG.6VC

Mapcode Global: WHGKN.DSK3

Entry Name: May Tree House with Adjoining Steps and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 24 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382946

Location: Harlaxton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Harlaxton

Built-Up Area: Harlaxton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Harlaxton St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

1315-0/14/140 (North West side)
24/09/79 No.8
May Tree House, with adjoining steps
and boundary wall

Estate cottage, now a house, and adjoining steps and boundary
wall. c1800, remodelled c1820-1840, with mid C20 additions and
alterations. Brick with ashlar dressings and hipped slate
roofs. Square, coped brick ridge stack with ashlar pilasters.
First floor band, and strapwork pilasters to right of first
floor. 2 storeys; 2 window range. Windows have stone surrounds
and mullions, and leaded glazing. To right, a 3-light window.
To left, a projecting C20 first floor addition with a 5-light
window. Below, to left, an ashlar porch with square piers and
3 Tudor arched openings, with a balustrade to the right bay.
The openings have a Tudor style turned wooden balustrade.
Under the porch, a 5-light window with drop-down shutters, and
to its right, a plank door with ornamental hinges, and square
ashlar steps. To right, a 3-light window with Ipswich glazing
bars, then a 2-light cross casement corner window. Outside, to
left, a coursed rubble boundary wall with rubble coping,
approx 10m long.
This building is probably one of those built or altered
c1790-1820 by George de Ligne Gregory and remodelled in a
picturesque style by Gregory Gregory, successive Lords of the
Manor of Harlaxton.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N:
Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 361-362; Rowlands G:
Harlaxton Manor: Harlaxton: 1984-: 20-29).

Listing NGR: SK8837532615

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