Protected properties in the first conservation areas
Built by William Curtis Green in 1936, this fourbedroom listed cottage has been extended but retains plenty of original features. It covers 2,000 sq ft.
Guide Price: £550,000 Agent: Jackson-Stops (01392 214222; jackson-stops.co.uk)
Bake Oven Cottage on Pudding Bag Lane is three miles outside Stamford. It has five bedrooms plus mature gardens enclosed by stone walls.
Guide Price: £785,000 Agent: Savills (01780 484696; savills.com)
This Grade II listed house sits between the historic town centre and the university. It has six bedrooms, each with its own fireplace.
Guide Price: £750,000 Agent: Knight Frank (01392 241556; knightfrank.com)