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List entry Summary

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

Name: FOLKINGHAM MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1360148

Location

FOLKINGHAM MANOR HOUSE, THE MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityFolkingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jan-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 194294

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Details

FOLKINGHAM THE MARKET PLACE TF 0633-0733 (east side) 2/80 Folkingham Manor House (formerly listed as No 8 30.10.68 (Manor House)) GV II*

Small country house. c.1650, C19, C20. Limestone ashlar and coursed rubble, some rendered brick. Steeply hipped Collyweston tiled roof, some pantiles. Large central ashlar ridge stack, single projecting lateral stack to rear. 2 storeys with basement and attic. High plinth runs round entire house. 3 bay west front with 3 storey central bay projecting far forward with ashlar front and plain rubble return walls. Flight of 9 stone steps leads up to central doorway with simply moulded eared doorcase with very flat profile, large raised ashlar keystone, rather crude wooden lintel and double, partially glazed doors. Graffito scratched on stone to right of doorway inscribed: "E.E. 1753". 2 light cavetto mullion basement window with casements in right hand bay; blocked basement window in left hand bay and inserted C19 3 light sliding sash with small square opening beyond. Single 2 light cavetto mullion windows with casements flank doorway, with moulded cornices. 3 similar windows above, that over the doorway without a moulded cornice but with a projecting moulded string course running over front of central bay above. Central bay rises above roof line with a single 2 light cavetto mullion window, projecting moulded eaves above and simply moulded pediment. 2 hipped dormer windows with 2 light casements flank pedimented bay. 2 bay south front with late C19 rubble porch with rendered brick front to right, with coped gable with kneelers, doorway with basket arch, moulded surround and giving access to steps leading down to basement. Large 3 light mullion window to left. 2 light cavetto mullion window with casements and moulded cornice above to left, with a similar window to right blocked, with a small casement inserted. 2 blocked 2 light mullion windows above, with moulded cornices. 3 bay east side with central bay projecting far forward. Central 2 light mullion window with C20 casement inserted. Left hand return wall of central bay with 2 light C20 casement with concrete lintel. Right hand return wall of central bay with doorway with simply moulded ashlar doorcase with very flat profile, moulded cornice and plank door. Projecting stack to left of doorway runs full height of projecting bay. Central bay flanked by single windows, that to the left a C20 2 light casement, that to the right a 2 light mullion window with sliding sash inserted. Above central window is a fixed C20 2 light window with moulded cornice. Left hand return wall of central bay with 2 light cavetto mullion window with casements and moulded cornice. C20 casement in bay to left with concrete lintel. 2 light cavetto mullion window with casements and moulded cornice, to right, with a similar window above. Central bay with a blocked mullion window with moulded cornice and small rectangular opening above. Left hand return wall of central bay with 2 light cavetto mullion window with casements and moulded cornice. A blocked mullion window with moulded cornice in left hand bay. North front completely blank. 3 ashlar fireplaces, one in the north attic, one in the corner of the central projecting ground floor room to rear and one in the dining room; all with simply moulded surround with a very flat profile, related to front doorway. All the rooms with identical simply chamfered beams with triangular stops. Landing doorways with C17 chamfered surround and C18 doors. C18 panelled, painted cupboard on first floor landing. Staggered purlin roofs mostly intact. Early C19 staircase of no interest. The high quality and sophistication of detail suggests the Manor is a product of the Protectorate. It was owned by Lord Clinton, a leading Puritan. Source: Money and Bradley, p.19.

Listing NGR: TF0729033559

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National Grid Reference: TF 07290 33559

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