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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS AND GARDENERS HOUSE 500 METRES NORTH WEST OF HARLAXTON MANOR

List entry Number: 1298389

Location

KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS AND GARDENERS HOUSE 500 METRES NORTH WEST OF HARLAXTON MANOR, GRANTHAM ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityHarlaxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Sep-1979

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Nov-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 382982

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Details

HARLAXTON SK8932 GRANTHAM ROAD 1315-0/15/177 (South side (off)) 24/09/79 Kitchen garden walls and gardener's house 500m north-west of Harlaxton Manor (Formerly Listed as: GRANTHAM ROAD Walls, railings, gates and Gardener's Lodge of Kitchen at Harlaxton Manor) II* Kitchen garden walls and gardener's house. c1832-1844. Probably by William Burn for Gregory Gregory. Red brick and ashlar with ashlar dressings. The walls enclose a series of linked polygonal gardens approx 300m x l00m, crossed by cambered brick paths. Square piers with flat corniced caps. Ashlar screen wall, flanking the drive, has an off-centre gateway with rusticated piers and a pair of wrought-iron gates. Beyond, square double pilasters, then screens with 3 bays of cast-iron railing and ashlar piers, then 3 bays of solid wall flanked by large rusticated piers. To left, 4 triple bays of brick wall with ashlar panels and chamfered coping. To right, 2 triple bays. Brick inner wall with splayed ends has moulded ramped ashlar coping and 3 gateways flanked by round arched niches with rusticated piers. The central gateway is flanked again by larger brick piers with volutes. The outer enclosing walls have chamfered copings, and the east side has stepped buttresses. The gardener's house is set midway in the north wall. Brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Corbelled side wall stacks with square ashlar triple flues. 2 storeys; 3 bays. Square plan. Tudor Revival style. Quoins, eaves cornice, ramped coped parapet with corner pedestals and ball finials. Central entrance bay flanked by full height shaped pilasters and topped with a round arched gable with ball finials. Margin glazed 2-light window. Central door altered to a window, flanked by similar altered windows, all wooden framed cross casements. All these openings have moulded ashlar surrounds and keystones. On either side, the wall has a ramped moulded coping with square pedestals, probably the flues for heating the lean-to vine houses, which are partly demolished. This building appears within Harlaxton Manor Gardens which are on the Gardens Register at grade II*. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N: Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 363).

Listing NGR: SK8902832746

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 363
Other
Part 27 Lincolnshire,

National Grid Reference: SK 89028 32746

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