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Latitude: 53.2336 / 53°14'0"N
Longitude: -0.535 / 0°32'6"W
OS Eastings: 497880
OS Northings: 371730
OS Grid: SK978717
Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.9JY
Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.RZFF
Entry Name: 15, Minster Yard
Listing Date: 8 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388661
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486122
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
1941-1/9/238 (South side)
House. c1811, incorporating fragments of a medieval building
in the south wall and east gable. Built by William Willson,
joiner. Ashlar, with stone dressings and plain tile roof with
2 rendered gable stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinth, modillion eaves, keystone lintels. Moulded
string course to east gable. 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays.
North front has a pedimented wooden doorcase with a
part-glazed panelled door and overlight, flanked by single
glazing bar sashes. Above the door, a smaller sash with a
shield above it with the arms of Buckingham. To the left, a
larger sash. To right, a canted wooden oriel window on a stone
bracket, with a dentilled cornice. Above again, to the left, a
hipped dormer with a 2-light casement. East gable has a shield
above, inscribed with a cross.
INTERIOR has a central entrance hall with open well stair with
winders, turned newel, ramped and scrolled handrail, and 2
stick balusters per tread. Main ground floor rooms have
moulded cornices, later C19 wooden fireplaces, and 6-panel
doors. Corresponding first floor rooms have similar cornices
and doors. The right room has a semicircular shell niche with
moulded round arch and shaped shelf, and a mid C19 marble
fireplace. C19 single purlin roof with collars. Stone lined
cellar has early C19 wine bins and reused timber joists.
(Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses in Lincoln: Lincoln:
1987-: 36-39; Report and overall assessment of listable
quality: Hewlings R: Secular properties..... in Lincoln
Minster Close: London: 1987-).
Listing NGR: SK9788071730
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