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Wig and Mitre Public House (Number 29)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.234 / 53°14'2"N

Longitude: -0.5389 / 0°32'20"W

OS Eastings: 497620

OS Northings: 371767

OS Grid: SK976717

Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.8KX

Mapcode Global: WHGHZ.PZL4

Entry Name: Wig and Mitre Public House (Number 29)

Listing Date: 2 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486244

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 Mary Magdalene with St Paul in the Bail and St Michael on the Mount

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


LINCOLN

SK9771NE STEEP HILL
1941-1/9/353 (West side)
02/10/69 Nos.28, 29 AND 30
Wig and Mitre Public House (No.29)

GV II

Three 2-bay tenements, one with an open hall, now a restaurant
and 2 shops. Early and late C14, remodelled C17 and altered
and refronted C18 and C19. Restored late C20. Timber framed,
with brick fronts and plain tile and pantile roofs.
2 storeys plus attics, 6 bays. L-plan. Slightly off-centre
wooden shopfront with cornice, C19, with splayed doorway
flanked by single windows. To left, a plainer shopfront with a
glazing bar window, and to its left a wooden doorcase with
pilasters.
To right, a larger shopfront with off-centre margin-glazed
door and 3 windows under a cornice. Above, to left, 2 early
C19 shallow bow windows. To right, 2 segment headed plain
sashes, C19. Above again, 2 segment headed dormers with a
casement and a sliding sash.
INTERIOR has considerable remains of the timber structure
including in the front range a complete partition wall between
Nos 29 and 30 with gypsum plaster nogging, several bay posts
and 2 crown-post-and-collar-purlin roof trusses.
Between the front range of No.29 and the former open hall, an
incomplete stud wall with a curved brace.
The former open hall at the rear of No.29 has a south wall
partly rebuilt in coursed rubble, early C17, retaining a close
studded section with reed and plaster nogging. North wall
rebuilt in brick C19. Central brick stack, early C17. North of
the stack, an arch brace to a tie beam. Single clasp purlin
roof, largely of reused timber, replacing a collar purlin
roof, with reused joists for an inserted floor.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 518; Jones SR: Four Minster Houses: Lincoln:
1974-: 42-52).


Listing NGR: SK9762071767

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