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Vicars Court and Attached Wall to South

A Grade I Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2335 / 53°14'0"N

Longitude: -0.5357 / 0°32'8"W

OS Eastings: 497834

OS Northings: 371716

OS Grid: SK978717

Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.9CH

Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.RZ2J

Entry Name: Vicars Court and Attached Wall to South

Listing Date: 8 October 1953

Last Amended: 20 December 1999

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486147

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


1941-1/9/242 (South side (off))
08/10/53 Vicars' Court, Nos.4 and 4A, and
attached wall to south
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
4 Vicars' Court and attached wall to


West lodging range of the college of Vicars Choral, now 2
houses. Early C14, altered later C14 and C15, restored C17.
Altered 1875 by the Revd GT Harvey for his own use. Coursed
rubble and brick, with stone dressings and hipped and gabled
plain tile roofs, with single gable and ridge stacks, and 2
side wall stacks. First floor band at north end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attics, 7 bays, L-plan. Windows are
mainly casements with mullions and transoms.
East front has an off-centre square bay window, 2 storeys,
with 4-light window on each floor and a crest in the gable. To
left, a single casement, and beyond, a 3-light window. To the
right, 2 Tudor arched doorways with hoodmoulds. Between them,
2 single windows and a 3-light window. Beyond, to right, a
similar doorway to an entry. Above, single and 2-light
windows. To the right, two 2-light pointed arched windows,
C19. Above again, a gabled dormer.
Attached wall, to left, the remains of the west range, has a
string course, 3 corbels, and an incomplete stone coping.
Remains of 2 blocked windows, C14, and C19 close boarded door.
Above, a single lancet to left, and remains of 3 openings.
INTERIOR has a lancet opening with a carved drain in its sill.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 489-491; Jones S: The Survey of Ancient Houses
in Lincoln: Lincoln: 1987-: 40-62; Report and overall
assessment of listable quality: Hewlings R: Secular
properties..... in Lincoln Minster Close: London: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK9783471716

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