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Old Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Grantham, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9279 / 52°55'40"N

Longitude: -0.6323 / 0°37'56"W

OS Eastings: 492034

OS Northings: 337598

OS Grid: SK920375

Mapcode National: GBR DPY.GXS

Mapcode Global: WHGKH.8N4R

Plus Code: 9C4XW9H9+53

Entry Name: Old Reading Room

Listing Date: 21 September 1979

Last Amended: 14 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382912

Location: Belton and Manthorpe, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG31

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Belton and Manthorpe

Built-Up Area: Grantham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Grantham Manthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Description

BELTON & MANTHORPE
SK9237 LOW ROAD, Manthorpe
1315-0/11/135 (South East side)
21/09/79 Old Reading Room
Formerly Listed as:
LOW ROAD, Manthorpe
Former Reading Room)
II

Former village reading room, now a house. Mid C19, converted
and altered late C20. Coursed squared stone with ashlar and
brick dressings and pantile roof with plain brick side wall
stack. Tudor Revival style. Single storey with inserted attic;
3 window range. Facing gable with crowstepped coping and spike
finial has a large 3-light window with chamfered stone
mullions and 18-pane sashes. Above it, a slit breather. Right
return has 3 renewed round arched glazing bar windows, the
central one flanked by small single light windows. Above, a
C20 gabled dormer. To right, a reglazed porch with a coped
gross-gable.
A recreational building provided for workers on the Belton
estate by the Brownlow family of Belton House.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N:
Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 550).


Listing NGR: SK9203437598

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