This browser is not fully supported by Historic England.


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.


List entry Number: 1062789



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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swinstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 194209

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


SWINSTEAD off PARK ROAD TF 02 SW (east side)

6/235 Summer House (formerly listed as Swinstead Water Tower at Park Farm)


Summer house. c.1720 by Sir John Vanbrugh, with C19 raising at the rear and alterations, possibly due to J. B. Papworth, C20 alterations. Ashlar. Pyramidal lead roofs, slate roofs. T- plan. 3 storey, 3 bay front, with chamfered plinth, coved first and second floor bands, plain parapet. The outer bays are recessed tallertowers. Central C19 5 light window with large square mullions. The reveals of original doorway to front can still be seen, flanked by single blank openings. To first floor a central semi-circular headed window flanked by single fixed lights. To second floor a 3 light C19 opening with square mullions is flanked by single semi-circular headed windows. All semi-circular headed windows have moulded impost blocks. Other openings have splayed ashlar lintels. On the side walls are single blank openings to the lower storeys and at the top single semi-circular headed windows. Original windows have glazing bars. Ground storey only of rear wing survives, raised and of rendered brick in C19. It has blank semi-circular panels to the rear and right hand walls. Interior has semi-circular headed doorways, one flanked by hemispherically headed niches.

Listing NGR: TF0216022469

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TF 02160 22469


© Crown Copyright and database right 2015. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2015. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1062789 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 27-Nov-2015 at 04:40:53.