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Deloraine Court East and Deloraine Court West

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2356 / 53°14'8"N

Longitude: -0.5373 / 0°32'14"W

OS Eastings: 497724

OS Northings: 371949

OS Grid: SK977719

Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.2ZH

Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.QXBX

Entry Name: Deloraine Court East and Deloraine Court West

Listing Date: 8 October 1953

Last Amended: 20 December 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486054

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 Mary Magdalene with St Paul in the Bail and St Michael on the Mount

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


LINCOLN

SK9771NE JAMES STREET
1941-1/9/184 (West side)
08/10/53 Nos.4, 5 AND 6
Deloraine Court East (No.5) and
Deloraine Court West (No.6)
(Formerly Listed as:
JAMES STREET
(West side)
Nos.4 AND 5
Deloraine Court)

GV II*

House, now 3 houses. c1300, incorporating a C12 undercroft.
Remodelled early C17 and c1660, with C18 additions and early
C19 alterations. Dressed stone, with ashlar dressings and
plain tile and pantile roofs with various stacks.
EXTERIOR: south range, C18, 2 storeys plus basement and
attics, 5 bays, has plinth and single ridge and 2 gable brick
stacks. East front has to left a wooden doorcase with pediment
and hanging lamp, and a 6-panel door with 2 glazed panels. To
its right, four 12-pane sashes, and above, 5 similar smaller
sashes, the right one with an iron balcony. Above again, 2
segment headed dormers. Basement has a large central sliding
sash, flanked to left by a plain sash and to right by a plain
doorcase with a 6-panel door.
Former great hall, 2 storeys, 4 bays, has brick rear wall and
ridge stacks, and a first floor band. In the centre, two large
15-pane sashes, flanked to left by a fielded 6-panel door in a
plain surround. Above, two through-eaves dormers with coped
gables, each with a 16-pane sash. The left dormer has 2 reset
heads. Beyond, on either side, a single bay projection with
coped gable, 2 storeys, that to left with a 12-pane sash, that
to right with a half-glazed panelled door and a 16-pane sash
above it.
East wing has a rebuilt brick side wall stack and coped south
gable.
East side has an off-centre doorway flanked to right by a
3-light casement, and to left by a larger 3-light casement
with glazing bars. Beyond, a smaller glazing bar sash. Above
the door, a 3-light casement with wooden mullions and leaded
glazing. To its left, 2 segment headed 12-pane sashes. Gables
have irregular fenestration.
INTERIOR has in the west wing an undercroft with three C12
piers with scallop capitals, and a first floor panelled room
dated 1602, with a C12 chimney and late C15 arched fireplace.


C15 queen post truss roof with wind braces. In the south-west
range, a C14 sculptured reredos. Former great hall, ceiled in
c1663, has a collared rafter roof c1300, and at the west end,
remains of a balustraded gallery, early C17. On the ground
floor, an apsidal ended dining room c1800. East wing, reroofed
c1660, has on the ground floor a kitchen fireplace c1400, and
on the first floor, a room with rearranged panelling and
overmantel, early C17.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 512-513; The Survey of Ancient Houses in
Lincoln: Jones S: Lincoln: 1990-: 67-85).

Listing NGR: SK9772471949

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