South Ormsby Hall, Main Street, South Ormsby cum Ketsby - East Lindsey

C18 country house, and stables, in landscape park setting. South Ormsby estate village lies nearby to the east. The east front of the house by James Paine 1750-52, overlooks the lake; an earlier house lies behind. Paine's interior designs unaltered. Fine rococo plasterwork to entrance hall and drawing room. The drawing room ceiling is in danger of collapse, currently propped, due to loss of structural support from deflected floor structure above. Urgent structural repairs are needed. Rainwater entry through defective flat roofed areas and rainwater goods of inadequate capacity.

South Ormsby Hall, Main Street, South Ormsby cum Ketsby - East Lindsey
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: SOUTH ORMSBY HALL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1168647
  • Local Planning Authority: East Lindsey
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • Building Name: South Ormsby Hall
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • District / Borough: East Lindsey
  • Parish: South Ormsby cum Ketsby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Louth and Horncastle
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade II