TF2422 : The Limes and The Sycamores, Spalding

taken 9 years ago, near to Spalding, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

The Limes and The Sycamores, Spalding
The Limes and The Sycamores, Spalding
Two good and contrasting Georgian houses. The Limes is two storeys, early-C18th, and The Sycamores is of three storeys and five bays and early-C19th. The difference in proportions between the two demonstrate how Georgian architecture became more refined (or, some might say, lost its vernacular charm). The Limes has two slightly crowded equal-height storeys while the proportions of The Sycamores are more subtle. Both are Grade II* listed.
Spalding is an attractive town which makes unusually good use of its river. Handsome buildings line either side facing each other across the river.
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Date Taken
February 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 May, 2010
Category
Georgian houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 249 227 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.2668N 0:8.9263W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 250 227
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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