The Conservation Area is based principally around Market Place, West Street and Chapel Lane, encompassing the historic centre of the village. To the east the boundary incorporates the gatehouse to the House of Correction and remains of the castle, and extends northwards to Sleaford Road. To the west it includes the village green adjacent to Bourne Road and Spring Lane. The northern boundary encompasses land to the rear of the new Rectory, the churchyard of St Andrew and fields to the rear of The Greyhound, terminating at the eastern edge of the village to the east of Hollowell Cottage on Sleaford Road. The conservation area covers a total of 18.77 hectares.
The conservation area primarily consists of residential properties.
There are approximately 45 listed buildings in the Folkingham conservation area. The most notable examples include St Andrews Church which is Grade I listed together with the Greyhound, Manor House and Gatehouse to the House of Correction which are Grade II*. The Scheduled Ancient Monument of Folkingham Castle is also located within the conservation area. There are also 2 un-listed buildings of local interest that have a positive impact on the conservation area.
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