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The Priory and Attached Section of Close Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486111

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


1941-1/9/226 (East side)
08/10/53 No.2
The Priory and attached section of
Close wall


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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