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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.

Name: HOLYWELL HALL

List entry Number: 1062833

Location

HOLYWELL HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityCareby Aunby and Holywell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 194014

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Details

CAREBY, AUNBY HOLYWELL SK 91 NE AND TF 0l NW AND HOLYWELL

8/39 AND 9/39 Holywell Hall

6.5.52 G.V. II*

Country house. C17, 1732 and early C19. Ashlar,coursed limestone rubble, hipped and ridged slate roofs having raised stone coped gables, many ridge and wall ashlar stacks. East front, early C19, comprising 2 storey, 3 bay ashlar front, the middle bay recessed, plinth, cill band and cornice, central tripartite door, with Tuscan portico in antis, with dentillated frieze. Harebell pendants and acanthus leaves to either side of the door. The portico is flanked by single tripartite windows, glazing bar sashes, divided by slender colonettes, supporting plain frieze with blank segmental head. To first floor 3 glazing bar sashes. The south front of 6 bays has 6 tall glazing bar sashes to ground floor with blank recessed panels above, and 6 smaller glazing bar sashes to first floor on cill band. The west wing is C17 in origin, restored C18 but retaining deep, steeply pitched roof. Now 2 storeys plus attic with to the south end a tripartite doorway with square columns and segmental over arch with above a glazing bar sash and 2 light casement. Irregular 5 bay south front with a half glazed door in plain advanced ashlar surround flanked by pairs of windows with similar surrounds and to the first floor 2 similar windows and 3 with plain ashlar surrounds. In the north rear wall is an early C17 4 centred moulded archway with cornice now containing a C18 6 panel door. To the north is a service wing of c.1760 of 6 bays, on the ground floor 2 panelled doorways, that to the right with a rusticated surround and 4 horizontal glazing bar sashes with stepped keyblocks. Above are 4 Diocletian windows with keyblocks. Interior has 2 scagliola plaster fireplaces, moulded cornice and urns. Ornate gilded Greek cornice, with central fluted paterae. 6 panelled doors with fluted surrounds, angle paterae. Full shutters. The rear room has low relief carving of a lamp on central plaque. Fluted door surrounds, moulded acanthus ceiling cornice, fluted paterae surrounded by mythological plaster roundels. The stair hall, remodelled early C19, with Ionic columns in antis to tripartite approach. Imperial stair with moulded handrail with delicate knopped and fluted balusters arranged 3 to a tread, with scrolled open string. Oval top traceried Adam style top light. Moulded cornice with harebell frieze. Circular wall plaques with military trophies and swags. Holywell Hall was the seat of the Reynardson family, and the C17 house was altered and extended after the marriage of Samuel Reynardson in 1732.

Listing NGR: SK9999516046

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National Grid Reference: SK 99995 16046

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