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Palace Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.7363 / 52°44'10"N

Longitude: -0.4404 / 0°26'25"W

OS Eastings: 505400

OS Northings: 316543

OS Grid: TF054165

Mapcode National: GBR FTV.HGK

Mapcode Global: WHGLK.6HK5

Plus Code: 9C4XPHP5+GV

Entry Name: Palace Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438172

Location: Witham on the Hill, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, PE10

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Witham on the Hill

Built-Up Area: Witham on the Hill

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Witham-on-the-Hill St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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House. C16, Cl7, restored and altered C19, C20. Squared
limestone rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings. Collyweston slate
roof having raised stone coped gables with kneelers, single gable
and ridge ashlar stacks with moulded cornices. Cross plan. The
central cross wing being the early core. 2 storey with attics,
irregular 4 bay front, with plinth. Third bay from left is
advanced and separately gabled. Off-centre 4 centred arched door
with sunk spandrels and moulded hood. To left single, to right
2, three light windows. to first floor are 3 similar windows,
one of 4 lights. To the second floor a further 3 light window
with gable. All windows have chamfered cavetto mullions, moulded
stone surrounds and hoods, with lattice casements. The interior
of the house has been substantially altered, but the cross wing
retains its good quality oak roof with queenposts, braced by
ties, with chamfered rafters and heavy ridge beam, and in the
hall is a moulded 4 centred arched fireplace. The house may
incorporate an earlier building of the Bishops of Lincoln, and
was twice partially destroyed by fire and remodelled. Source:
D. L. Roberts.

Listing NGR: TF0540016543

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