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Ticket Office and Shop, Tattershall Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Tattershall, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1018 / 53°6'6"N

Longitude: -0.1921 / 0°11'31"W

OS Eastings: 521140

OS Northings: 357592

OS Grid: TF211575

Mapcode National: GBR HSD.D8J

Mapcode Global: WHHL2.09TF

Plus Code: 9C5X4R25+P5

Entry Name: Ticket Office and Shop, Tattershall Castle

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Last Amended: 23 April 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400479

Location: Tattershall, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN4

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Tattershall

Built-Up Area: Coningsby Airfield

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Tattershall Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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(south side)

10/70 Ticket office and
shop, Tattershall
14.9.66 Castle (formerly listed
as Guard House)

G.V. I

Former guard house, now ticket office and shop. c.1440, altered
c.1911. Red brick in English bond, with ashlar dressings, plain
tiled roof. 2 storey, 2 bay front with plinth and dentillated
eaves course. Off-centre 4 centred arched door, a later
insertion in C20, shields in the spandrels and moulded surround.
Above the door an ashlar plaque with heraldic shield. To left a
single fixed leaded light in 4 centred hollow chamfered arched
surround. To first floor, above the door, a taller similar
light. To the left, a 2 light window with cusped heads to the
lights set in moulded rectangular surround with hood. In the
gable an ashlar heraldic shield. In the side walls are single
2 light windows to each floor, and to the rear a doorway with 4
centred head, moulded surround, with to left a 2 light window and
to right a single light window. To first floor a further 2 light
window. All windows have cusped 4 centred arched heads, concave
moulded rectangular surrounds and hoods. Interior retains brick
fireplace with chamfered basket arched head. The principal
floor joists are on curved braces to the wall posts. The king
post roof has arched braces from the tie, 2 tiers of collars,
collar purlin and common rafters. On the first floor is
garderobe chamber and a further brick arched fireplace. The
first floor was originally entered by a set of external steps on
the north side.

Listing NGR: TF2114057592

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