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Greenstone House and Attached Forecourt Wall and Railing

A Grade II Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.233 / 53°13'58"N

Longitude: -0.5341 / 0°32'2"W

OS Eastings: 497944

OS Northings: 371665

OS Grid: SK979716

Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.9SV

Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.RZVW

Entry Name: Greenstone House and Attached Forecourt Wall and Railing

Listing Date: 8 October 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485994

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2

County: Lincolnshire

District: Lincoln

Town: Lincoln

Electoral Ward/Division: Minster

Built-Up Area: Lincoln

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Lincoln St Peter-in-Eastgate with St Margaret in the close

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


1941-1/9/128 (East side)
08/10/53 No.4
Greestone House and attached
forecourt wall and railing


House, now a college of Further Education, and attached
forecourt wall and railing. Early C17 and late C18,
incorporating part of a late C13 house. Additions and
alterations c1860. Coursed and squared rubble with stone
dressings and plain tile roofs with 3 side wall and 2 gable
stacks. Single coped gable with kneelers.
2 storeys plus attics, 5 x 4 bays. L-plan.
Main south front has a Doric doorcase with pediment and
overlight, flanked to left by three 12-pane sashes and to
right by a C19 triple sash. Above, four 12-pane sashes to
left, and a further sash to right. Below it, between floors, a
triple sash. The single sashes have keystones, the triple
sashes wooden lintels.
West front has four 12-pane sashes on each floor and above, 4
segment headed dormers.
South gable has irregular C19 fenestration.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Attached forecourt wall, brick with ashlar coping, is topped
with C18 wrought-iron spearhead railing with a segment headed
gateway and a grotesque mask in the overthrow. The railing is
said to have come from the Church of St Peter at Arches,
dismantled c1936.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 491; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in
Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 24-27).

Listing NGR: SK9794471665

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