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Lincoln, Deanery

Former Sub-Deanery, now deanery and flats, and adjoining outbuildings. C13, C14, with C15 additions. Sacked in 1644 and restored 1671-94 and 1704-32. Internal alterations c1813, by William Fowler. Additions 1872 and 1879. Ashlar, dressed stone and brick, with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs, with 2 ridge, single gable and single side wall stacks. EXTERIOR: coped gables, coved eaves, crenellated parapet to south-east angle. 2 storeys plus attics, 6 bays. H-plan, the northern wing being prolonged to the west. North front has to left a canted bay window, 2 storeys, dated 1491, with a 2-light window below and a 5-light window above, all untraceried. To its right, two 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds, C19, and above them, a similar 2-light and a single light window. To right again, a large gable with a wooden cross casement to ground floor and garret. Beyond, to the right, irregular fenestration, and a segmental pointed door with hoodmould, mostly C19. East front has a set back centre between gabled wings, containing a C19 gabled addition with round headed doorway with shafts, and a plain sash in a reveal with central shaft. Above, 2 similar sashes, that to right in a through-eaves dormer. Right wing has a 3-light mullioned window with hoodmould, C19, on each floor. Left gable has 2 wooden cross casements and above, a 2-light wood mullioned window. INTERIOR has an entrance vestibule with a round headed blind arcade to south, and two late C17 moulded stone doorcases with keystones, the outer one a replica. Central hall has at each end a late C17 cantilever dogleg oak stair with landing and turned balusters, linked by a late C18 gallery on Ionic piers. First floor drawing room has moulded cornice and wooden Classical fireplace, early C19. North range west wall has traces of C12 painted decoration. Outside, to east, single storey outbuildings with 2 sliding sashes, and a stable, C17, 2 storeys, L-plan, with pantile roofs. EH Listing

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Taken on December 28, 2017