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15, Minster Yard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486122

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


LINCOLN

SK9771NE MINSTER YARD
1941-1/9/238 (South side)
08/10/53 No.15

GV II*

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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