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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: HARROWBY HALL

List entry Number: 1261915

Location

HARROWBY HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityLondonthorpe and Harrowby Without

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436363

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Details

SK 93 NW LONDONTHORPE & HARROWBY HARROWBY WITHOUT WITHOUT 1/37 Harrowby Hall

II*

Small country house, now two houses. 1628 with early C18 additions and alterations and minor C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings, collyweston slate partially hipped roof; 2 coped gables topped with ball finials; 3 ridge stacks and a single wall stack. Latin cross plan. Two storey with attics partially over basement. Main north west front has a central 2 bay gabled projection with 4 glazing bar sashes and a central smaller sash in the gable above. The north side of the projection has a C20 added porch and a single glazing bar sash to 1st floor. Single bay to west has two 2-light mullion basement windows and 2 glazing bar sashes. The 2 irregularly fenestrated bays to north have 2 more mullioned basement windows, two 3-light ovolo mullioned windows and a similar single light window. The single bay gabled south west cross wing has 2 glazing bar sashes and a single smaller sash above. The single bay north east crossing has a single C20 glazing bar sash on the ground floor. All sashes have plain stone surrounds with small keystones. The south west front of the rear wing has an off centre glazed C20 door with a wooden lintel, and to the south is the curved projection of a bake oven. There are two 3-light ovolo mullion casements on the ground floor and 4 irregularly placed ovolo mullions above, the central pair being 2 light the outer ones 3 light. The rear facade of the south west wing is blank. The north west front of the rear wing is 3 bay with a central C19 door having stone surround with slight 4 centre head, flanked by single 3 light ovolo mullion casements with 3 similar casements above. The rear 2 bay facade of the south west wing has a projecting C19 porch with a 2 light ovolo mullion casement to the left. Above are 2 ovolo mullion casements one 2 light and other 3 light. Interior; the window reveal over the door on the north east front is inscribed in Lombardic script "1628' WI AHHBBYARD, WG OF HARBY,AK". The top flight of the dog leg stair inserted in the screens passage is of mid C17 type with large turned balusters. A ground floor room in the cross wing has a small C17 stone fireplace. The projecting wing of the north west front contains a ground floor room with decorative plaster ceiling, richly moulded cornice and plastered fielded panels to the walls. The mirror over the fireplace has en eyed and shouldered surround with guilloche, bead and reel end egg and dart mouldings. The first floor room over has a very fine plastered ceiling with oak leaf and acorn relief designs, with mirror, cornice, and plaster fielded panels as ground floor. It also has a contemporary C16 fireplace in marble.

Listing NGR: SK9360935793

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National Grid Reference: SK 93609 35793

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