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West Skirbeck House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9623 / 52°57'44"N

Longitude: -0.0381 / 0°2'17"W

OS Eastings: 531869

OS Northings: 342348

OS Grid: TF318423

Mapcode National: GBR JWN.95Z

Mapcode Global: WHHLQ.DS2X

Entry Name: West Skirbeck House

Listing Date: 14 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486384

Location: Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Town: Boston

Electoral Ward/Division: St Thomas'

Built-Up Area: Boston

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Boston St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


BOSTON

TF34SW LONDON ROAD
716-1/2/90 (West side)
14/02/75 West Skirbeck House

GV II

Small country house now flats. Early C19 with C20 alterations.
Rendered, hipped slate roof with lead dressings. 3 wall stacks
in buff brick.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 5-bay front arranged 1:3:1, divided by
wide full height pilasters, to ends also. 1st floor band,
moulded cornice and parapet. The east front has tall French
window to the ground floor and a stone balustraded terrace to
the centre 3 bays. The south front has doorway with segmental
head, with fanlight and side lights, reeded divisions and
soffit. First floor windows are C20 casements.
INTERIOR: elliptical stair arch with reset stick baluster
stair. 8 panel doors with added overdoors. Arts and Crafts
fire surround, frieze and tiles to sitting room. Late Georgian
fittings have been brought in as architectural salvage items.
HISTORY: William Garfit, MP for Boston from 1895 to 1906,
bought the house in 1872.
(Cartwright A: Boston. A Railway Town: Boston: 1987-: 217; ).


Listing NGR: TF3186942348

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Description


BOSTON

TF34SW LONDON ROAD
716-1/2/90 (West side)
14/02/75 West Skirbeck House

GV II

Small country house now flats. Early C19 with C20 alterations.
Rendered, hipped slate roof with lead dressings. 3 wall stacks
in buff brick.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 5-bay front arranged 1:3:1, divided by
wide full height pilasters, to ends also. 1st floor band,
moulded cornice and parapet. The east front has tall French
window to the ground floor and a stone balustraded terrace to
the centre 3 bays. The south front has doorway with segmental
head, with fanlight and side lights, reeded divisions and
soffit. First floor windows are C20 casements.
INTERIOR: elliptical stair arch with reset stick baluster
stair. 8 panel doors with added overdoors. Arts and Crafts
fire surround, frieze and tiles to sitting room. Late Georgian
fittings have been brought in as architectural salvage items.
HISTORY: William Garfit, MP for Boston from 1895 to 1906,
bought the house in 1872.
(Cartwright A: Boston. A Railway Town: Boston: 1987-: 217; ).


Listing NGR: TF3186942348

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