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Barge Hotel

Date of photo: 2018

Picture source: Google Streetview


The Barge Hotel was situated on Tattershall Road and has now been converted into flats. In the days of river trade between Boston and Lincoln this grade-II listed pub was the eastern terminus. The publican in 1896 was Walter Seymour.
Source: cbtoppy
This pub was owned by Soames Brewery until sold to Steward & Patteson in 1949.
Adam Cartwright (September 2012)

Listed building details:
Inn, manager's house and stable block, now converted to flats. Early C19 with C20 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, with stucco dressings, hipped slate roof, with overhanging eaves on paired brackets, 2 ridge and 2 wall stacks. Exterior: 3 storeys, 5-bay front to Tattershall Road, with broad 1st floor band. Door of 8 flush panels has radiating fanlight and is flanked by single windows with broad segmental arches. That to left is a C20 casement, to the right a tripartite plain sash with radiating fanlight. Beyond to the right a pair of half-glazed doors with semicircular fanlight, up 2 steps and set in an open pedimented doorcase with wide attached half-columns. To the right a later C19 shop front with 3 C20 glazing bar sashes set with plain pilasters, consoles and fascia. To 1st floor 4 glazing bar sashes and a plain tripartite sash to right. To 2nd floor 5 glazing bar sashes. The 3-bay elevation to Norfolk Street has to the left a shop window matching that to Tattershall Road and to right 2 glazing bar tripartite sashes, with C20 leaded fanlights beneath segmental arches, set in double recesses. To 1st floor 3 tripartite glazing bar sashes with radiating fanlights and segmental heads. To 2nd floor 3 glazing bar sashes with cambered brick heads. Interior: not inspected.

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Name Dates Comments
John Milne 1977/1981 Landlord