85 Main Street, Queniborough (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7019, -1.0386
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 85 Main Street Queniborough LE7 3DB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6506412020
Volume, Map, Item285, 4, 54
Conservation AreaQueniborough

House, partially C16, extended or altered in late C17 or early C18. Now gable end to street though orientation changed with addition of rear range. The street range now forms a cross wing, but may have been an integral unit. It is rendered over a timber frame, which is visible in one wall internally as close studding with sill on a high rubble plinth. Externally, the plinth is apparent all the way round. Welsh slate roof. The street frontage contains 2 massive projecting rubble stacks with 2 and 3 brick flues and, between them, the wall is of rubble and brick with 2 wood mullioned and transomed windows lighting the stairs. In the front gable wall are two wood mullioned and transomed windows, and to the rear, a triple light sash to each floor. The gable itself is jettied in the apex.
Rear wing is brick, 2 storeys and 2 bays. Doorway in angle with moulded wood architrave capped by a reclining carved lion. The two windows to its right are wood mullioned and transomed lights with flat arched heads. Upper windows are 4 light sashes with cambered heads (1 new light over door). Brick plinth and moulded string course. Insurance sign above door. Beyond this a lower wing also brick with plinth and a plain string course. Various casement windows with cambered heads either side of the doorway. The rear of this wing is cobble up to first floor level, with some blocked brick arched openings. Rear of main range has 2 bay windows with leaded lights c1920.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.