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Latitude: 53.235 / 53°14'6"N
Longitude: -0.5339 / 0°32'2"W
OS Eastings: 497950
OS Northings: 371892
OS Grid: SK979718
Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.3V9
Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.RYYB
Entry Name: The Priory and Attached Section of Close Wall
Listing Date: 8 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486111
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2
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
SK9771NE MINSTER YARD
1941-1/9/226 (East side)
The Priory and attached section of
Hall house, incorporating a tower and part of the Close wall.
C13, C14, remodelled 1664-1670, altered and refenestrated late
C19. Coursed and squared rubble with ashlar dressings and
plain tile and pantile roofs with an octagonal stone gable
stack, panelled brick ridge stack, and external brick gable
stack to east. Quoins.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays. Windows are mainly
C19 casements with wooden mullions and transoms.
West front, double gabled, has a central 3-light window
flanked to left by a cross casement and beyond, a hexagonal
glazed wooden porch. To its left, a chamfered doorway with
hoodmould, C14, now a leaded window. In the return angle, a
doorway, C14. To the right, a 5-light window.
Above, a central window, 3 lights, flanked by single windows,
4 lights. All these have wooden hoodmoulds.
Above again, in each gable, a 3-light window.
South side has two windows, 4 lights, and above, two windows,
3 lights. East side has irregular C19 fenestration.
INTERIOR has in the screens passage a restored traceried
buffet, C14, with quatrefoil lintel, flanked by single
chamfered doorways. Remodelled C17 stair.
Outside, to west, an attached portion of the Close wall,
approx. 5m high and 30m long, with pantile and concrete
coping. Off-centre blocked opening and 3 reset corbels. This
building was used as the residence of major Cathedral
Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No.114.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 494-495; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses
in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1984-: 23-31).
Listing NGR: SK9795071892
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